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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

Valerie Lambert

Tel:
Work 01223 447427
Email:
Hewitsons

Work Department

Employment

Position

Partner in Cambridge employment team. Acts for employer and employee clients specialising in post-termination restrictive covenants.

Career

Trained Hewitsons LLP; qualified 2004; partner 2010.

Education

St Ivo School, Cambridgeshire (1992); Queen Mary & Westfield University (1995 BA Hons English 2(1)); College of Law, London (2000 common professional exam); College of Law, Guildford (2001 post graduate diploma in Law); East Anglia University, Norwich (2007 Masters Employment Law).

Leisure

Riding.


East Anglia: Human resources

Employment

Within: Leading individuals

Valerie Lambert - Hewitsons

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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