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North East Solicitors Hewitts today announces expansion plans and a move to new premises with funding from Barclays.
Hewitts Solicitors already have offices across the North East region including Stockton, Bishop Auckland, Crook, Newton Aycliffe and Darlington. As one of the fastest growing solicitors firms in the North East, it has enlarged its representation in Stockton and acquired new premises at the former McDonald’s site on Stockton High Street.
Brenda Davidson, Managing Partner, Hewitts Solicitors said: “The acquisition of the new premises allows us to maximise our presence in Stockton in a more convenient location for our clients. Funding from Barclays has supported the renovation costs of the site enabling us to provide bespoke offices for our clients and provide flexibility for future growth.”
Hewitts Solicitors now employs over one hundred staff working across the region providing services in all aspects of legal work. Janice Grinton, Barclays Relationship Director commented: “Hewitts Solicitors is a highly professional and progressive brand that is thriving despite the current economic challenges. The management’s ambitious growth plans are testament to their success and this deal demonstrates that Barclays is open for business for quality transactions.”
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. Barclays’ purpose is to help people achieve their ambitions – in the right way.
With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs approximately 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.