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Leading law firm Hewitsons has again achieved strong results in the Legal 500 guides, as the law firm continues to show its force in key practice areas across East Anglia, the East Midlands and the South East.

The annual publication ranks UK law firms and solicitors based on the results of extensive research, including client feedback interviews.

The 2021 guide, published on 1st October, names the business, which has its head office in Cambridge, as a ‘top-tier firm’ in a total of eight practice areas and recommended in a further 17 practice areas.

Top tier practices include, amongst various regions: agriculture and estates, personal tax, trusts and probate, corporate and commercial, commercial litigation, charities and not-for-profit and commercial property. The firm also performed well in many other practice areas. In addition, 17 solicitors at the firm have been recognised as ‘leading Individuals’ within their respective specialisms, many having retained this elite status for several years running. Seven lawyers have been named as ‘rising stars’ and two partners named as ‘next generation lawyers’.

Feedback received as part of the rankings process stated: “’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.’

“Clients praise ‘they always deliver expert advice and guidance to help us make good legal and commercial decisions’. ’The whole team is extremely knowledgeable but also quick to respond with the answers and give complete support’, remarks another.

Managing Partner Colin Jones said: “Working within a difficult market, with all the challenges that 2020 has presented the entire world, we are delighted to once again have performed well in these prestigious rankings.

“The firm, which was established over 175 years ago, continues to be in a strong position and delivers the very best service for our clients, all with the ‘Absolute Client Focus’ we pride ourselves on.” He added: “This strong set of results is testament to the work and commitment of our excellent team at Hewitsons who have adapted well to the new way of working this current climate dictates, always putting the client first.”

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