Hewitsons Solicitors Cambridge has served the community for over 85 years. In the year we moved into our current premises on Newmarket Road in 1988 Elizabeth Butler-Sloss became the first woman to be appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal. The Cambridge office team is also proud to say we have raised over £1.48m for a range of charitable causes since establishing the Chariots of Fire relay race in 1992. To learn more about the legal services we offer, please visit our services page. To get in touch, see above for all Hewitsons Cambridge contact details and our location. Below, you will find answers to some questions we are often asked.
We are open 8.00am – 6.00pm Monday to Friday
We are committed to promptly returning calls so please feel free to contact us outside of these hours using our <a href="/contact">online form</a> and one of our team will call you back at their earliest opportunity.
Yes, there is some limited parking available at the office. To book a space please arrange this when making your appointment. Please note a space cannot always be guaranteed. Should a space not be available, our office is well located and easily accessibly by public transport. The nearest public car parks can be found at either the Grafton Centre https://www.graftoncentre.co.uk/centre-information/car-park/ or Pay and Display at Sun Street.
Please select the ‘Download directions’ link on this page to download a pdf map for our office.
The Government has published a consultation paper proposing the reform of the Right to Contest which enables the public to request that publicly owned land is sold where it is unused or underused.
Fishbourne Developments Ltd v Stephens  EWCA Civ 1704
In this case the appellants were a development company who were granted an option to purchase a farm. The owner of the farm died in 2014 and her interest passed to her daughter the respondent.
The Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that cost capping orders for Aarhus Convention claims, which includes planning and other environmental judicial reviews, are inclusive of VAT.
The available defences to local authority prosecutions for the non-compliance of planning enforcement notices are limited. The recent case of Zafar v Stoke-On-Trent City Council  highlights such limitations and the importance of exercising your appeal rights.