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Tom Hewitt

Associate solicitor

Tom Hewitt is an associate solicitor in the employment department.

Tom is an associate solicitor in the employment and discrimination department.

Tom joined Leigh Day in 2014 to start his training contract and qualified as a solicitor in September 2016. As part of his training contract, Tom completed seats in the clinical negligence and employment and discrimination departments.

Legal expertise

Tom works on both multi-party and individual employment and discrimination cases. He has assisted on cases in the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeals Tribunal and the Court of Appeal. He has particular experience in multi-party equal pay litigation and discrimination on the grounds of sex, race, and religion and belief.

Tom has a first class law degree, a masters in international law, and gained a distinction in his LPC.

Before starting his training contract, Tom worked in a magic circle law firm, volunteered at a number of NGO’s and worked in Leigh Day’s international and group claims department as a paralegal to represent Mau Mau veterans in litigation against the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Membership

Tom is a member of the Discrimination Law Association, Employment Lawyers Association and Industrial Law Society.