Kirsten Hewson

Partner & Head of Real Estate, Shoosmiths


Kirsten is head of Shoosmiths’ real estate division, responsible for driving forward the strategy and vision of one of the largest real estate practices in the UK. As divisional head, Kirsten manages more than 400 legal advisers, including UK wide teams in core real estate, construction, planning and real estate litigation. Kirsten joined Shoosmiths in 2003, became head of the planning team in 2010 and was elected to Shoosmiths’ partnership council from 2015 to 2018, before joining the board as divisional head of real estate in 2018.

Shoosmiths was named Law Firm of the Year at the EG Awards 2022 and Planning Team of the Year at the Planning Awards 2022.

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