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Hewitsons has promoted three high-flying lawyers from its private wealth team, based in Cambridge.
Katherine Hague has been made a senior associate and both Jennifer Koch and Elizabeth Herbert have become senior solicitors.
All three advise clients on a broad range of private wealth matters including wills and inheritance tax, trusts and succession planning, powers of attorney and the administration of estates.
Katherine read Law at the University of Reading and achieved a distinction in her subsequent legal practice course. She joined Hewitsons as a trainee solicitor in 2013 and qualified in 2015. She is a member of STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), winner of the Cambridgeshire & District Law Society Young Lawyer of the Year Award 2018 and was a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 2017 guide.
Regarding her promotion Katherine commented: “I am very grateful to Hewitsons and in particular, the Private Wealth team, who have fully supported and encouraged my development since my trainee days. It is fantastic to be part of such an experienced, knowledgeable and collaborative team. I’m pleased to continue to contribute to their success.”
Jennifer read English and French Law at the University of Manchester. She then worked as a fraud investigator for the NHS before beginning her training contract with a Hertfordshire firm in 2013. Jennifer qualified in April 2016 and joined Hewitsons in January 2019. Jennifer is also a member of STEP.
Elizabeth read Modern Languages at Bristol University. She trained as a Solicitor at Withers LLP in London and joined Hewitsons in 2015. Elizabeth is a member of STEP and a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 2019.
Partner Daniel Curtis, who heads the private wealth team in Cambridge, commented: “These three lawyers have each made significant steps forward in their legal careers and we are delighted to have recognised their skills and achievements. I wish them long and happy careers with Hewitsons, as they continue to deliver ‘absolute client focus’ to the firm’s clients.”