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The Hewitsons College of Dispute Resolution and Litigation Lawyers

The College is a vibrant fraternity of expert dispute resolution and litigation lawyers able to demonstrate professional excellence in their respective fields. It brings together all of our lawyers engaged in disputes work across the firm’s many specialist teams and our four offices. 

Our innovation in establishing The College reflects the firm’s reputation as a leading dispute resolution and litigation firm and its commitment to continuous improvement and absolute client focus in all dimensions of this type of work. The College is a place of collaboration, learning and thought leadership, particularly in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), and provides a forum for the development of specialist tools, systems and practice methodologies to equip us to build on our reputation for delivering excellence in the disputes and litigation services we deliver to clients; whether you are a business, an institution, a charity or other type of organisation, or an individual. 

Members meet frequently for training and to collaborate on initiatives that will enhance our services to clients. 

The profiles of members of The College on our website are identifiable by this badge:

Practice areas covered by The College include:- 

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction cases
  • Contentious Trusts & Probate
  • Debt Recovery
  • Employment cases
  • Insolvency & Corporate Recovery
  • IP Litigation
  • Judicial Review
  • Planning & Environment challenges
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Sports Disciplinary and Regulatory matters.

For further information on The College and our Dispute Resolution and Litigation services, contact Dominic Hopkins.

Key Contacts

Dominic Hopkins - Partner

Dominic Hopkins


+44 (0)1604 233233

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Latest testimonials

"Thank you for all your help; you made everyone in the room feel at ease and comfortable with the proceedings"
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"Without you acting as caralyst we would never have got to the point of agreement"
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"I found the whole process logical and well managed"
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"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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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

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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."
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"Hewitsons is outstanding. It is professional, knowledgeable and efficient."
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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."
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"Hewitsons provided us with timely legal support adhering to the scope of the service agreed."
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"Able to understand the key issues and practical concerns."
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