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We offer a wide range of services; adapting and integrating to meet the needs, demands and aspirations of our clients. With Absolute Client Focus, we have developed expertise that is proven and renowned across all areas of our work.

A-Z of all expertise

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  26. z
  1. a
    1. Agricultural Disputes
    2. Agricultural Tenancies
    3. Agricultural Wills & Succession Planning
    4. Agriculture & Rural Property
    5. Agriculture, Food & Rural Business
    6. Agriculture, Food and Rural Business
  2. b
    1. Banking & Financial Services Disputes
    2. Banking and Finance
    3. Buying & Selling Farms & Estates
  3. c
    1. Capital Projects for Sport
    2. Charities
    3. CleanTech
    4. Commercial
    5. Commercial Contracts
    6. Commercial Development
    7. Construction & Engineering
    8. Construction Finance
    9. Corporate
    10. Corporate Finance
    11. Corporate Restructuring
  4. d
    1. Data Protection & Privacy
    2. Debt Recovery
    3. Dispute Resolution & Litigation
  5. e
    1. Education
    2. Education
    3. Employment
    4. Employment Disputes & Tribunals
    5. Energy
    6. Environmental
  6. f
    1. Farming & Rural Business
  7. g
  8. h
    1. Health & Safety
    2. Heritage Property
  9. i
    1. Insolvency & Corporate Recovery
    2. Insolvency & Corporate Recovery
    3. Intellectual Property
    4. Intellectual Property & Information Technology
  10. j
  11. l
    1. LLPs & Partnerships
    2. Land & Estate Management
    3. Landed Estates
    4. Life Sciences
  12. m
    1. Mergers, Acquisitions & Disposals
  13. n
  14. o
    1. Outsourcing
    2. Owner Managed Businesses
    3. Owner Managed Businesses
    4. Oxford-Cambridge Arc
  15. p
    1. Pensions
    2. Pensions
    3. Pensions
    4. Personal Tax & Compliance
    5. Planning & Environmental
    6. Private Wealth
    7. Property Tax
    8. Public Procurement
    9. Public Projects
    10. Public Sector
    11. Public Sector Pensions
  16. r
    1. Real Estate
    2. Real Estate Finance
    3. Residential Development
    4. Residential Property
    5. Rights of Way
  17. s
    1. Sport
    2. Strategic Land
  18. t
    1. TUPE - The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006
    2. Technology
    3. Technology Claims & Disputes
    4. Trades Unions & Collective Bargaining
    5. Transport
    6. Transport
    7. Trusts
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Latest testimonials

"Excellent service when we needed help at very short notice. Very professional & efficient. Thank you."
Mr & Mrs C

Latest testimonials

My husband and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you so much for the caring and professional way in which you dealt with this matter on our behalf. It is much appreciated."
Mr & Mrs B

"The service we received was personal, personalised and extremely (pleasantly) professional. All advice appeared relevant and was gratefully received"
Mr & Mrs G

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“Antonia Cooper was excellent in every aspect. Personable, friendly and very efficient, acting promptly and appropriately. Thank you Antonia and supporting staff, you made it easier for us at a difficult time”
Mr C as executor of Mrs C

“Just to say service was 1st Class. It was a pleasure to have had dealings with Antonia Cooper and the staff”
Mrs R

“I always have complete confidence when dealing with Hewitsons. Antonia Cooper is extremely helpful and professional as are her colleagues. I have little knowledge of legal fees but trust the fees are value for money"
Mrs A


"Antonia Cooper and Catherine Ball’s knowledge is valued and they are professional throughout."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500


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“Ben Moorhead’s professionalism and attention to detail is commended and we would thoroughly recommend [Hewitson Moorhead] to any sport governing body or charitable organisation wishing to engage them” 
Cerebral Palsy Sport

“Ben’s expertise was very apparent and he was easy to work with. He was both responsive to changes that we proposed and assertive in response to proposals when necessary. His experience undoubtedly helped us to complete the project in a relatively short time and he displayed great patience as we progressed” 
Clay Pigeon Shooting Association

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"Friendly, informative and professional"
Mrs M

'Bernadette O'Reilly knows her subject and explains things so they are easy to understand.'
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500


“Bernadette O’Reilly is particularly empathetic with clients dealing with emotional circumstances.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"I have always felt that Carolyn Bagley has my best interests at heart and I thank her for that, also for her kind professionalism."
Mrs N


"Carolyn is now a trusted advisor who I recommend to family and friends."
Mr P


“All staff were very friendly and helpful. We are elderly private clients who were relaxed by a professional who understood out complex needs and wishes and produced excellent Wills in a manner which made the business almost a pleasure.”
Mr & Mrs C - Will

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"As a widow whose late husband dealt with all financial and legal matters. I have found the advice and continuing support of Hewitsons very reassuring."
Mrs W as Trustee of Mr W

"Antonia Cooper and Catherine Ball’s knowledge is valued and they are professional throughout."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"He brings clarity to the situation, breaks it down and comes to a conclusion"
Client testimonial / Chambers & Partners

"Bill Thatcher. Gentle in nature but shrewd. He puts the client at ease and uses his excellent intellect and communication skills to identify the client’s needs and their exact legal solution. He also writes legal documents in clear, legal language which is easy to understand by the client and third parties. Bill is always on time and is appreciated for his professionalism and clear legal contracts. He also has a board expertise in the type of contracts needed for our sector (biotechnology/life sciences)."
Client testimonial / Legal 500

More than an accomplished legal adviser, Bill Thatcher is a resource for the development of our company’s business practices, a sounding board for our new ideas and, in many ways, a mentor to our in-house team. His responsiveness, sophistication, practicality and deft negotiation skills make Bill an invaluable part of our team."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"Thank you for all your help on my and my family's affairs. I greatly appreciate the interest you take and the time and trouble you put into looking after us. This is invaluable."
Mrs L

"We were delighted to learn you had been inducted into the Legal 500 Hall of Fame and send you our warmest congratulations on the recognition which you so well deserve."
Mr F

"It's clear when you deal with Clare that you're benefiting from a huge breadth and depth of experience. When you couple that with a pretty impressive eye for detail, it's very reassuring. She's very straightforward to work with, partly because she knows exactly what she's talking about, so one's not needing to examine what she's saying because one's confident that it's right."
Client Testimonial - Chambers & Partners 

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"I would certainly recommend Hewitsons to anyone as the service we received was so quickly dealt with and would like to thank all the staff at Hewitsons especially Catherine Ball who was so helpful and friendly throughout"
Mrs P


"I couldn't recommend Catherine Ball too lightly. As well as demonstrating obvious expertise, she has been approachable and caring in a time-pressured situation"
Mrs A M


"As a widow whose late husband dealt with all financial and legal matters. I have found the advice and continuing support of Hewitsons very reassuring."
Mrs W as Trustee of Mr W

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"Thank you for all your help; you made everyone in the room feel at ease and comfortable with the proceedings"
Client Testimonial 

"Without you acting as caralyst we would never have got to the point of agreement"
Client Testimonial

"I found the whole process logical and well managed"
Client Testimonial

Latest testimonials

"I should like to thank you personally for the attention to detail which you gave to this transaction. I must say that when you said that you would be on holiday for a fortnight or so between exchange of contracts and completion, I did think we might possibly encounter a few problems. That was not to be the case, which confirms that you had tied up any possible loose ends before handing it over to David Wells. This sale has gone well...Thank you."
Mr S

"Most of all thank you for the precious advice, support and patience. Very much appreciated. Keeping it on the right tracks in all these months was certainly a challenge for all."
Mr M

"‘Thank you for your help.  I've always been very impressed with the work and service that you have provided."
Ms Kate Thornburrow, Granta Architects

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"Very prompt with everything, always polite & helpful."
Purchase / Ms S



"Thank you for your help expediating our house sale. Should I find myself in need of legal advice I shan't hesitate to contact Hewitsons."
Conveyancing Sale / Ms B



"I was kept informed at all stages of the process."
House Purchase / Mrs B

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"Bearing in mind the current COVID-19 situation, my business was managed quickly and very competently and I am very thankful that this aspect of my business with Hewitsons has been managed so quickly, which is a load off my mind."
Client testimonial

"He acts proactively and is very bright. When speed is of the essence, he gets to the nub of the matter and does his absolute best to resolve it very quickly".
Client testimonial c/o Chambers & Partners

"Daniel Curtis is ‘extremely experienced and knowledgeable and is adept at asking pertinent questions, anticipating issues and suggesting solutions".
Legal 500 Legal Directory  2019

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"Excellent service throughout the whole process. Everything was done with compassion and efficiency during the difficult process of my Mothers Estate."
Exec of Mrs B

"I expected courtesy and efficiency, but I did appreciate the kindness and helpfulness"
Mr B

"My sister and I would like to thank both Hauke Harrack and Stephanie Dennis very much, for the help in dealing with our late mother's estate, with such consideration at a difficult and very sad time for us. Thank you to Hauke Harrack for the efficient and professional way in which he administered the estate. Everything was explained in meaningful terms and nothing too much trouble in keeping us constantly informed of any developments and progress .etc by text or email, and thanks to Stephanie Dennis who handled the land sale who was always helpful and patient with precise answers to any query presented."
Executors of Mrs R

"A big thank you to Mr Harrack for the friendly and professional way he has sorted out my problems"
Mr T

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"I expected courtesy and efficiency, but I did appreciate the kindness and helpfulness."
Dr B

"I needed my hand held on this matter and Hauke Harrack was exceptional and very patient. His friendly yet professional manner was appreciated as was the speed at which he communicated with me.”
General Advice / Miss H
 
"Dealing with legal firms could prove daunting to the inexperienced such as myself however the welcome, explanations and approachability were so good at putting me at my ease. The professionalism and expertise are second-to-none and I can just be very thankful that my affairs were handled by Hewitsons."

Exec of Mrs A

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"Courteous and efficient throughout. Clear explanation of legal requirements"
 
Mr C

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"We particularly like Jane Stebbings' friendly but very thorough and detailed approach"
Mr K

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"From the front desk to senior partners Hewitsons has a thoroughly approachable and professional team."
Client Testimonial - Legal 500 

"Thank you for all your efforts over the last ten months. We’ve appreciated the fact that you’ve always kept us informed and the documentation has always been clear and concise"
Mr A & Mrs J

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"The service we received was excellent and everything was explained clearly"
Miss C


"I would just like to thank you for your efficient, professional and personable management of the estate. It has been a pleasure to have been working with you."
Mr & Mrs G / Administration of Estate / Emma Satterly 

Latest testimonials

My wife and I are also having our wills updated and POA sorted out via Kelly Wardell and she has been extremely thorough discussing all aspects of this and covering all options and considerations. This has made the whole process very straightforward.
Client Testimonial - Legal 500

"Just to say thank you for the way a delicate subject was dealt with in a very sensitive way by Kelly and other staff"
 Mrs R

"We were very happy with the service Kelly provided us when sorting out our will - Friendly and Helpful"
Mr & Mrs W

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“Colin Jones has been an important component in many of the project teams I have put together over the years. His non-confrontational and pragmatic approach means that negotiations with other consultants tend to go very smoothly."
Client Testimonials | Legal 500

Latest testimonials

"Congratulations and thanks for a job done so well that no words can express our deep gratitude. Right from the outset since our initial contact until the very end, we found you all to be the most professional, highly experienced and most co-operative team anyone can dream of. Hats off to you all."
Mr D

"We have nothing but praise for the skill and care you have shown and the excellent advice you have given us."
Mrs A



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"Elizabeth Swinburn ..makes a great employment law team who, we feel reassured, are always looking out for us, and minimising any risks involved with matters of employment law."
Legal 500

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“The sale of my house and purchase of my new home were dealt with very professionally and I was shown great kindness and consideration at a very stressful time, for which I was grateful.”
Client Testimonial / Residential Sale & Purchase

“Our Solicitor and his team were always approachable, friendly and helpful.”
Client Testimonial / Residential Sale

“We were very happy with every aspect of this transaction, it ran smoothly and efficiently.”
Client Testimonial / Residential Sale

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“Thanks again for all your help. We were really impressed with Hewitsons … you restored our faith in the legal profession!” 
Mr & Mrs W / Purchase

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"I was impressed with Bradley (assisted by Natasha) and I must say the completion was utterly painless and ocmpletely stress free. The guys were fantastic and so efficient, they are a credit to Hewitsons"
Mr D / Sale

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"The firm has sound commercial knowledge and a willingness to get deals done in a timely and cost effective manner."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"It goes without saying - thank you Trish and David for your excellent work - it is no wonder why you are top of our solicitor list!"

Mr S - Property Acquisition

"It has a breadth of commercial knowledge across the team. The team works in a unified manner, providing prompt action and responses."

Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500








Latest testimonials

"Normally, I deal with Valerie Lambert who is a partner in the employment practice. I find her exceptionally responsive, extremely helpful and her advice is very clear and practical. She also manages our cases very well and provides excellent value for money."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"Valerie Lambert has provided very pragmatic employment law advice on numerous occasions."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

Latest testimonials

"David advised us on various property matters when I was Commercial Director at Ardent Hire Solutions. His straightforward approach, attention to detail and sound commercial knowledge gave us confidence to engage David on all property matters."
Director at Capel Machinery Sales


"During my time as Head of Legal of a leading multinational logistics provider, David was my "go to" lawyer for all commercial real estate needs. He's from that rare breed of strong technical lawyers with great commercial pragmatism ."
Conveyancing Services Director at Connells Group


"I have worked with David on a number of matters. The great thing about working with David is that you feel in safe hands. He keeps you up to date on the transaction and progress's the matter to a successful conclusion".

Director at Smart Business Recovery

Latest testimonials

extremely helpful and accessible at every level
Chambers & Partners 2018

“The technical legal knowledge seems second to none and is allied with the knowhow to maximise this expertise to the client’s benefit.”

Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

“The firm has broad and deep experience of all types of real estate litigation. It is proactive and responsive.”

Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500






Latest testimonials

Dominic Hopkins demonstrates a very thorough understanding of the litigation process and provides very clear and understandable advice."
Legal 500 2020 

Very thorough, and very detail-oriented.
Legal 500 2020

"Provides excellent guidance and is very patient in the way he explains complex legal matters in a way that non-legal people can understand."
Chambers & Partners 2020

"Clients describe Dominic as 'a very supportive lawyer' who 'gets on well with clients and is very good on detail."
Chambers & Partners 2019


Latest testimonials

"The quality for me was in Rachel Hawkins' understanding of my circumstances as a basis for her help and advice. Particularly useful was our discussion of disaster provision"
Mr B

"Absolutely first class service. It's a great comfort to know my affairs will be taken care of."
Mr N

Latest testimonials

"Very interesting and informative seminar. Excellent speakers."
Private Wealth Seminar 

"Easy to understand format, well presented and informative"
Private Wealth Seminar 

"A very helpful introduction to the problems of estate planning"
Private Wealth Seminar 

"Very informative and useful. Put over and explained very well and clearly"
Private Wealth Seminar 

Latest testimonials

"The Solicitors dealing with our case have all provided an excellent standard of work and high level of expertise in bringing a long and complex case to a conclusion. Many thanks to you all."
Miss K

"Tiffany Benson was entirely professional and efficient in her handling of a difficult situation I found myself in trying to deal with another firm of Solicitors. Her approach was direct and supportive and she always kept me up to date with each step. I would have no hesitation in recommending Tiffany."
Miss S

"We found Hewitsons helpful and informative in our initial discussions, with costs and benefits of various approaches made clear. Once engaged, they were proactive and kept us well informed of progress. Although our particular claim was reasonably complex, it was pursued rigorously, and with a very satisfactory outcome".
Ms N


My enduring impression of Hewitsons is that it is a professional and client-dedicated organisation with a great deal of expertise. No stone was left unturned in pursuing my case. Soliciting legal advice has been a more complication and, at time, personally stressful process that I had initially expected. However, with the support of Tiffany Benson and her colleagues at Hewitsons I have felt supported all the way through this. thank you.
Client testimonial / CT&P May 2020

Latest testimonials

"Ciara has provided a comprehensive and informative service with timely advice. Quesions have been answered in a timely and efficient manner. I am very grateful."
Executors of Miss G

Latest testimonials

"Katherine Hague has been consistently thorough, organised, helpful and knowledgeable. At a difficult time for our family, she has been sensitive and professional in all of our interactions. She has great communication skills, along with a relaxed manner, and we could not give her a higher recommendation."
Client Testimonial

"Due to many circumstances I was more than anxious for the probate to go through as quickly as possible - to which Katherine Hague was brilliant."
Exec of Mr A

Latest testimonials

"Thank you for your quick responses to this matter and as ever, your awesome legal knowledge and diligence has been top drawer."
Client Testimonial 

Latest testimonials

"Hewitsons are small enough to give a very personal service but big enough to have all the experts available when you need them."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"We used the firm for the sale of our company and they were meticulous, ensuring our shareholders were protected to the full and aware of what the transaction meant to them personally. They were a great team to work with."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500


"The level of subject matter expertise, business sense, responsiveness, and cost-effectiveness is unmatched in my experience with law firms around the globe.”

Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500 

“Excellent all round abilities, with very solid associates and good access to partner expertise.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500






Latest testimonials

"Gareth Williams leads a highly competent team of property lawyers and achieves a good balance between delegation to colleagues and remaining personally available to provide clear advice direct to clients and fellow professionals concerning complicated property matters."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"Gareth Williams has a practical and proactive approach to projects, which is often missing elsewhere
"Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"They showed tenacity and skillful guidance not just to define the project but to ensure all parties were aware of their responsibilities."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"A relaxed and friendly approach combined with an in-depth understanding of the charity sector
."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"The whole team is extremely knowledgeable but also quick to respond with the answers and give complete support."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"They have a close knit team that keeps all of its members in the loop." 
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500 

Latest testimonials

"They showed tenacity and skilful guidance not just to define the project but to ensure all parties were aware of their responsibilities."
Client testimonial c/o Legal 500

"On behalf of the trustees who attended your excellent training session yesterday, a very sincere thank you. It was excellent and I know it gave those present a lot to think about!"
A Cambridge Charitable Foundation


"Thank-you Virginia for all your help and guidance directing us through the charity incorporation process - you have been so very helpful. When colleagues have spoken to me about the conversion process, I have always, and will continue to, recommend you."
Psoriasis Association

"Thank you so much for a thought-provoking and vital presentation. I am very grateful to you. It will help immensely. All best."
Mr D

Latest testimonials

"A first class job - many thanks for guiding us through the maze of legal procedures. It was a tremendous effort on your part."
Mr Philip Kennedy - Managing Director
Eschmann Technologies Ltd

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"Excellent service from Bernadette O'Reilly and from Jennifer Koch in helping me sort out documentation in relation to an investment for the benefits of my children"
Mr & Mrs B

Latest testimonials

"We have used Stephanie Dennis for recent projects and we are very pleased and satisfied. We will continue to use Hewitsons in the future."
Mr & Mrs L

"Thanks to Stephanie Dennis who handled the land sale who was always helpful and patient with precise answers to any query presented."
Executors of Mrs R

"Stephanie Dennis is very diligent, efficient and communicative. Her work is always carried out with complete professionalism and skill."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500


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"Chris Nuttall delivers comprehensive advice in a timely manner and strives to deliver a meaningful and helpful service."
Client Quote to Legal 500

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"Charles Hewitson is involved at all levels on a personal and business level. He is an excellent leader and ambassador for the firm."
Client quote to Legal 500

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"Denise Wilkinson is exceptional, she provides the very highest level of advice in a practical and fully engaged manner. Her manner and delivery ensures her work is completed quickly and always on time and to budget."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"Denise Wilkinson exhibits great knowledge and attention to detail."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"I work regularly with Denise Wilkinson who is exceptional in every way.” 
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500







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"Hewitsons has astute commercial lawyers and has great people to work with. They are sensible, proactive and get the job done."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"Mark Elmslie has a very good knowledge of IPReg’s rules and procedure."
Client quote to Legal 500

"Excellent client service, responsiveness, appreciation for business considerations and cost-effectiveness, as well as industry knowledge and expertise."Client quote to Legal 500

"Extremely professional and well organised, offering a top-class service with expertise in all areas."
Client quote to Chambers & Partners

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"Lynne Adams works with both empathy and great professionalism. She puts great thought into the situation."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500


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"Barbara Judkins was very professional, efficient and thorough in acting for us. She took particular care in understanding the detail of our case. Refreshingly these days, she was ready to recommend a course of action to us and to set out all the matters that required our consideration."
Client Testimonial, Legal 500 2020

"Barbara Judkins proved invaluable in fighting my corner for me in a very personable and effective style."
Client Testimonial, Legal 500 2020

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"The service was very good and I felt had a personal touch. The people in the local office in Northampton were also helpful in copying important documents and getting them to Cambridge. Even when the buyer suddenly gave us at short notice a very tight deadline, Hewitsons gave it their attention to make sure we hit that deadline".
Sale / Mr B

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“Hewitsons is an impressive practice – client-focused, efficient and effective. The firm punches well above its weight.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

“Great communication, reasonable fees, good value for the money.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

“The firm provides excellent partner expertise at highly competitive rates.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"They are an efficient, knowledgeable team, which is able to advise and carry out work on a variety of topics."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"Hewitsons provided us with timely legal support adhering to the scope of the service agreed."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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“I particularly liked the approach of Hewitsons in that we worked with the same lawyer from initial discussions and quotation through to completion of the sale. This meant there was good continuity throughout the project.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"In my experience Hewitsons is top of its class. It has experts in every field."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"Hewitsons is outstanding. It is professional, knowledgeable and efficient."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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“We worked predominantly with Laurence Evans on the sale of our business. He understood the business, our objectives and helped to negotiate a successful outcome.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500 

"I found Laurence Evans to be professional and very easy to work with. He was also very fast at turning around questions we raised and amendments to the contract.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"Excellent client service, responsiveness, appreciation for business considerations and cost-effectiveness, billing transparency, and industry knowledge/expertise."
Client testimonial c/o Legal 500

"The team finds an excellent balance between paying good attention to detail while keeping a sensible commercial view of any points at issue."
Client testimonial c/o Legal 500

“Hewitsons offers a broad spectrum of specialist support for whatever commercial issues you face.”
Client testimonial c/o Legal 500

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“James Lawrence has a first rate legal mind, and his advice is always succinct and completely on the point.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500 

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“The firm provides excellent partner expertise at highly competitive rates.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"They are an efficient, knowledgeable team, which is able to advise and carry out work on a variety of topics."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"Hewitsons provided us with timely legal support adhering to the scope of the service agreed."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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“The particular knowledge of our trust since becoming a foundation school through to a multi-academy trust makes their relationship with us unique. With their specialist education knowledge we find Hewitsons to be an invaluable part of our team.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500


“Their strengths, in particular regarding our sometimes quirky approach to running a trust, we find to be very useful. It is this that makes them stand out in our view against others.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"A highly skilled team that works together providing a broad range of technical advice promptly and pro-actively. The team working and consistently high standard of service surpasses any other similar teams in other firms."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"They are an efficient, knowledgeable team, which is able to advise and carry out work on a variety of topics"

Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500


"The team is responsive and provides top-quality advice in an efficient and cost-effective manner. It believes in building long-term relationships and is always prepared to go the extra mile.
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

“A dynamic yet pragmatic approach to getting the job done.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

“Hewitsons has high professional standards. They are well informed, cover all of our necessary disciplines and cover them well. They are always available at short notice when required.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500




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"All my dealings with Hewitsons have been very good and they always deliver expert advice and guidance to help us make good legal and commercial decisions."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"Hewitsons’ team has a high degree of expertise in diverse areas, catering for, by way of example, high-tech clients on the one hand and traditional agricultural clients on the other. I find it a pleasure to work for them, and have observed the high regard in which they are held by their clients."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"The team have a niche in IT related disputes, with particular expertise in business systems and automation software and retail related systems."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"Clare Colacicchi is most efficient, thorough, very approachable and trustworthy."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"Clare Colacicchi is always willing to help and advise. She makes one feel at ease and makes sure any issues are clearly explained."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"The team at Hewitsons is extremely knowledgeable, professional and timely in providing advice. Hewitsons are unique in that they look at a situation from a practical perspective as well as a legal one and will listen to the comments from other professionals. Professionals working together are key and Hewitsons are very good at doing this."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"Strong attention to detail. Always quick to respond to queries and easy to make appointments. Excellent reputation locally over many years."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500


"
Probably the most highly qualified team in the area. They are both highly knowledgeable and hugely experienced and that runs through the breadth of the team. From my dealings with them they offer a top class service delivered by genuinely caring people."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500


"Extremely professional, approachable, courteous and knowledgeable in the areas of wills, powers of attorney and inheritance tax planning."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"The team is exceptionally responsive and very clear and practical in the advice offered. They have advised us on a wide range of employment issues and we are very satisfied with the advice and service provided."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"The team brings a personal dimension to relationships with its clients, which is missing in this day and age"
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"The team makes a real effort to understand the underlying transaction, act professionally, accurately and often within demanding timeframes".
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"We always felt we were regarded as a valued client. Our questions and concerns were dealt with very professionally."
Purchase / Mr C T


"Karen was pro-active, professional and a pleasure to deal with. I thought she went above and beyond to get the job done."
Purchase / Ms H

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"I have worked with many of the Hewitsons team on a variety of cases. Carolyn Bagley is my main contact: she is obsessive about service to the client and always puts client needs, objectives, and concerns ahead of anything else."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"Carolyn Bagley displays team skills and is exceptionally good at making clients feel at ease and translating technical jargon into practical, common sense and an in understandable format."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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Professional, expert, customer focused and approachable. Carolyn Bagley’s expertise on managing private clients wealth and providing services that ensure clients affairs at the end of life are managed in a tax efficient way. Always available to answer questions and queries."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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“Emma Bowman is very bright and capable"
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“The firm is excellent all round. The work is always to a very high standard and within deadlines. The lawyers understand developers’ needs and perspective and give well researched, practical, clear and insightful legal advice.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500


“Excellent in-depth knowledge of planning law and practice from a highly commercial firm.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

“My experiences of Hewitsons is of an engaging and welcoming law firm that is always happy to assist. The planning team is highly professional and consistently provides prompt and well-considered advice. The advice provided is rarely ambiguous.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"I have found the lawyers at Hewitsons to be up-to-date, well-informed and experienced in the planning and development issues on which my clients needed guidance. Currently, I am dealing with Gemma Dudley. She is assured and competent, and does what is needed promptly. Both I and my clients find her an efficient person, who does it right first time."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

“Gemma Dudley is quick to grasp the issues and always sees the bigger picture. First-class and always first choice. The best planning advice in Cambridge.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

“Gemma Dudley has established working experience and relationships with equivalent local authority practitioners and the value of this cannot be under estimated when seeking to expedite a legal agreement with such parties.”

Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"In intellectual property matters the expertise available via the team is second to none.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"Many thanks to the team for making the process of creating a Will so straightforward."
Miss G

"While the matter under consideration was routine and uncomplicated we felt treated as an important client, and everyone involved instilled great confidence. Communication was exemplary, and nothing was taken for granted."
Mr & Mrs H

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"Very professional, with a caring attitude and I felt at ease in the surroundings"
Mrs M

"Antonia Cooper was helpful in every way and on the ball"
Dr H

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"Yvette Morgan is known for her work advising developers on mixed-use development projects and large-scale housing."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"Nick Hall understands our business extremely well and offers pragmatic, commercial advice. He responds to queries quickly and respectfully."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"Very open and have a ‘can-do’ attitude. Clearly very professional and they were extremely helpful."

Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"Rachel Sims dealt with most of the dispute. She was professional in her manner, quick to answer my emails, and put into force restrictions on hedges and so forth when threats from the neighbours were received."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"Their friendly and accessible approach is vital. I have known a range of the legal professionals at the practice for a number of years and they offer clear and straightforward advice."
Client Testimonial | The Legal 500

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"Graeme Sampson provides great advice and teamwork"
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"I have worked with a number of Hewitsons’ commercial lawyers over many years. They have all been knowledgeable, responsive and good to have on your side. James Simpson and Ceri Riddell are standout examples."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"Ceri Riddell provides commercial property advice. I have worked with Ceri on licence to alter documents and her assistance has greatly been appreciated when navigating complex clauses, including the latest energy efficiency regulations."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"Broad legal knowledge and experience makes them helpful and responsive on a range of subjects raised. Partner James Lawrence and senior solicitor Charlotte Bull have worked as an excellent team for us."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"Hewitsons provide a good-quality service at costs that clients find reasonable."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"Chris Nuttall always strives to give a full response, often widening the response beyond the narrow scope of the initial question, to ensure clients are fully taking into account all relevant aspects."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"The service is exemplary. Advice is provided very quickly and in a pragmatic and clear style, making it very easy for the recipient to understand."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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“Tiffany is very calm, clear and concise. She has the ability to take the client’s emotion out of the case which is rare. She is very timely and never inflammatory – something that the client can sometimes be guilty of. She is highly skilled in shaping correspondence which quietly lands punches without being offensive. I would recommend her to anyone. “  Client Testimonial 

Latest news/event

In this virtual seminar the highly regarded Hewitsons Construction Team will be giving an update on the impact of Brexit, a general update on Construction Law, and will discuss COVID-19.

This seminar will be taking place, from 10.00am – 12.00pm, online via Zoom. Should you wish to register your interest to attend this seminar please contact the events team.