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Hewitsons

SHAKESPEARE HOUSE, 42 NEWMARKET ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB5 8EP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01223 461155
Fax:
Fax 01223 316511
DX:
133155 CAMBRIDGE 8
Email:
Web:
www.hewitsons.com

Elizabeth Swinburn

Tel:
Work 01223 447436
Email:
Hewitsons

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Partner, Cambridge employment team. Advises employers and individuals on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law.

Career

Trained Hewitsons; qualified 2000; partner 2007.

Member

Law Society; Cambridge District Law Society, Employment Lawyers Association.

Education

New College, Oxford (MA, Politics, Philosophy and Economics); Oxford Brookes University (Distinction, Advanced Study in Law); Oxford Institute of Legal Practice (Distinction, Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice).

Leisure

Gym, walking, painting and drawing, antiques, gardening, reading, playing cello.


East Anglia: Human resources

Employment

Within: Employment

Hewitsons provides 'excellent service, great depth of knowledge and quick response times'. 'We use them for the depth of their knowledge', remarks one client who also notes that 'responses to instructions and queries are prompt'. The firm's main strengths lie in High Court litigation, including restrictive covenants, confidential information and breach of fiduciary duty disputes; business reorganisation including individual and collective redundancies; Employment Tribunal matters; and commercial transactions and outsourcing including TUPE transfers. Valerie Lambert, who regularly acts for commercial clients in High Court disputes, is praised for her 'strong interpersonal skills, depth of knowledge and commercial appreciation'. Key partner Elizabeth Swinburn is 'able to communicate on all levels with all different types of people and is extremely professional, personable, approachable and patient; it is a real pleasure to work with her'. The practice counts Avionicare Limited and VKR Group among its clients.

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