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Russell Hewitson LL.B, Solicitor

Biography:

Russell Hewitson is an Associate Professor at Northumbria Law School. After practising as a property law solicitor with a leading north east commercial law firm for a number of years he joined Northumbria University in 1992. He has also taught Equity & Trusts at Durham University. Russell is chair of the Law Society’s Conveyancing and Land Law Committee and is a member of the Joint Tribunal Panel of the Bar Council and the Law Society. He has also represented the Law Society as a Council Member on the NHBC Council. Amongst his publications he is General Editor of “Precedents for the Conveyancer”, “Practical Lease Precedents” and “Practical Conveyancing Precedents”, all published by Sweet & Maxwell. He is also a consultant editor of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Handbook. Outside the University Russell is a Magistrate and the Undersheriff for the City and Bailiwick of Newcastle upon Tyne. His current research interests include conveyancing, land registration and landlord and tenant law 

 

 

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Centre Responds to Government Consultation on Leases of Houses

Sep 23, 2017

Simon Cooper, Russell Hewitson and Martin Dixon have responded to the DCLG Consultation Paper on "Tackling Unfair Practices in the Leasehold Market’

Centre Fellows speak at E-conveyancing conference in Ireland

Apr 08, 2017

Simon Cooper, Rod Thomas and Martin Dixon present papers at the NUI Galway Title Registration and E-Conveyancing Conference 2017

MSPL Workshop 10 April 2017

Apr 05, 2017

The Centre will be hosting a one-day workshop on April 10th 2017 at Queens' College

Property Bar Association Day Conference on Land law

Sep 21, 2016

The PBA is holding a mini-conference on Real Property: New perspectives. November 8th, London. To include discussion of land registration, commercial constructive trusts, mortgages, covenants, Coventry v Lawrence and more. Click for further details

New Centre Fellow

Sep 07, 2016

Professor Sergio Nasarre-Aznar joins the Centre. Professor Nazarre completed his M.Phil at Cambridge (Cantab) and is an expert on European property law.

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