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Hewitsons

ELGIN HOUSE, BILLING ROAD, NORTHAMPTON, NN1 5AU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01604 233233
Fax:
Fax 01604 627941
DX:
15623 NORTHAMPTON 3
Email:
Web:
www.hewitsons.com

Dominic Hopkins

Tel:
Work 01604 233233
Email:
Hewitsons

Work Department

Disputes and litigation group.

Position

Partner, commercial litigation and ADR with a particular emphasis on cross-border disputes and recoveries, civil aspects of commercial fraud; insolvency; professional negligence; corporate governance and directors’ duties and liabilities advice; IT disputes. Member of the technology and insolvency and corporate recovery groups.

Career

Articled Simmons & Simmons; qualified 1989; commercial litigation department Simmons & Simmons 1989-91; joined Hewitsons 1991; partner 1995. The Under Sheriff of Northamptonshire 2008 to date.

Member

R3; The Insolvency Lawyers Association; Civil Justice section of Law Society; The High Sheriffs Association; The Under Sheriffs Association.

Education

Radyr Comprehensive School; Exeter University (1986 LLB Hons); College of Law (1987 law finals).

Leisure

Music (piano, violin and mandolin), sailing, rugby.


East Midlands: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Within: Leading individuals

Dominic Hopkins - Hewitsons

Within: Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Hewitsons' wide-ranging disputes expertise covers professional negligence claims, trusts and charity proceedings, company, shareholder and partnership disputes, and insolvency litigation. Real estate, agriculture, technology, financial services and plant and equipment hire are all key sectors for the practice, which is headed by Dominic Hopkins, whose track record includes numerous instructions involving cross-border elements. In a recent example of the group’s ability to assist with international matters, the team represented a defendant in a commercial court claim related to the commercial property sector, involving two non-British European jurisdictions.

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