Edward Hewitt

Edward is a member of 5 Stone Buildings in Lincoln's Inn. He has a broad Chancery practice with a particular emphasis on private client work. He is predominantly a litigator who focuses on all manner of disputes concerning estates and trusts, including offshore trusts. He also has experience litigating in the Court of Protection and dealing with professional negligence claims arising in the private client arena. Edward is a native Italian speaker and is often instructed in cases involving an Italian element.
Contributed to


Family provision claims—the role of personal representatives
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers the position of the personal representatives (PRs) (whether executors or administrators) where there is a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (I(PFD)A 1975). It provides guidance on what neutrality means in practice and the position of the PR who is also a beneficiary.

Letter of claim—proprietary estoppel claim

This Precedent, produced in partnership with Edward Hewitt of 5 Stone Buildings, is a draft letter of claim for a proprietary estoppel claim which can be adapted for use by the claimant.

Practice areas


  • ACTAPS, British Italian Law Association
  • STEP (affiliate member)
  • Chancery Bar Association


  • Contributing Author


  • BCL (Brasenose College, Oxford)
  • LLB (King's College London)

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