Dominic Hopkins > HCR Hewitsons > Northampton, England > Lawyer Profile

HCR Hewitsons
Elgin House
Billing Road

Work Department

Disputes and litigation group.


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.


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.


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


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


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

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the East Midlands

(Hall of Fame)

Dominic HopkinsHCR Hewitsons

HCR Hewitsons represents clients including domestic and international private companies, charities, public sector organisations and insolvency practitioners, in a variety of claims with particular experience in IT and technology claims as well as shareholder disputes. East Midlands head of dispute resolution Dominic Hopkins acts across a variety of matters, including contract disputes, company proceedings, insolvency related claims and corporate recovery, providing ‘clear advice’ throughout. Clients appreciate the ‘strength in depth’ that the firm has to offer, as well as the ‘good knowledge of alternative methods of dispute resolution’. Richard Morgan is the firmwide head of the dispute resolution department.