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Russell Hewitson

Associate Professor

Department: Northumbria Law School

Russell Hewitson is an Associate Professor in Law. He was previously an Enterprise Fellow, holding the distinction of being the School of Law's only such Fellow. Russell is module tutor for Property Law and Practice and Solicitors Accounts on the LPC, Property Law and Practice, Drafting and Solicitors Accounts on the MLaw programme, and Client Care and Professional Standards and Commercial Leases on the PSC. 

Russell Hewitson

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Caveat emptor – time for change?, Hewitson, R. 28 Jun 2021
  • Electronic Signatures and Contracts for the Sale of land, Hewitson, R. 2021, In: The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer
  • Modern Studies in Property Law, Volume 11, Farran, S., Hewitson, R., Ramshaw, A. 29 Jul 2021
  • More Section 8 Notices, Hewitson, R. 13 Apr 2021, In: The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer
  • A journey to St Ives via Barnard Castle, Hewitson, R. 7 Dec 2020, In: The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer
  • A new lease of life for Donatio Mortis Causa?, Farran, S., Hewitson, R. 1 Sep 2020, In: Trusts & Trustees
  • "Build, build, build" - new permitted development rights, Hewitson, R. 12 Nov 2020, In: The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer
  • Conveyancing Handbook, Hewitson, R., Silverman, F., Rodell, A. Oct 2020
  • Force majeure, frustration and contracts, Hewitson, R. 23 Sep 2020, In: The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer
  • International Approaches to Japanese knotweed in the Context of Property Sales - BE0179, Hewitson, R. 1 Sep 2020

Professional Activity

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Invited talk: Law Society’s Conveyancing and Land Law Committee Update - key work streams property practitioners should be aware of 2021
  • Examination: External Examiner for the LPC at Hertfordshire University 2018
  • Examination: External Examiner for the LLB at the University of Law 2017
  • Examination: External Examiner for the LLB at London South Bank University 2015
  • Examination: SRA Chief External Assessor for LPC Property Law & Practice 2015
  • Examination: Land Law Examiner for the Council of Licensed Conveyancers 2011
  • Examination: External Examiner for the LLM Advanced Legal Practice at the University of Law 2010
  • Examination: External Examiner for the LLM Advanced Legal Practice at the University of West of England 2009
  • Examination: External Examiner for the LPC at BPP University Law School 2009
  • Examination: External Examiner for the LLM Advanced Legal Practice at the University of Central Lancashire 2008

Qualifications

  • PGCE June 30 1993
  • Law LLB (Hons) July 31 1986
  • Solicitor 1988


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