The publication of the 2023 edition of The Legal 500 UK directory has been awash with rankings that include HCR – this year the firm is included in 44 top bands and has 135 individual lawyers mentioned across a range of specialisms.
Notably, the Commercial Litigation team in Cambridge is ranked in band 2 of the new directory with Simon Biggin singled out as a Leading Individual and Stewart Morrison listed as a Next Generation Partner. Clients and peers have echoed the sentiment and commented that: “Stewart is truly exceptional – he has an incredible eye for detail, he drafts superbly and is extremely hardworking. He is a real pleasure to work with.”
HCR Hewitsons overall has 13 leading individuals, three partners in the Hall of Fame, four Next Generation Partners and three Rising Stars. One client said of HCR Hewitsons’ Cambridge team: “Great communicators providing clear explanation of legal requirements, implications and language with advice that recognises the commercial realities of an issue.” Another said: “The agriculture team is highly knowledgeable and has strength in depth.”