Hewson 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, she manages more than 400 legal advisers, including UK-wide teams in core real estate, construction, planning and real estate litigation. Hewson 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.