Erin is ranked as a leading junior for aviation in the 2023 editions of Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.
Erin Hitchens is increasingly sought out as junior counsel in difficult commercial disputes. She has notable experience in complex leasing and insurance matters and is often instructed in significant cases in the aviation sector by aircraft leasing and airline clients. Strengths: “She has been a tremendous asset. She gets to the heart of the matter very quickly, which saves time and costs.” “Erin is very sharp and practical. She is also very strong on paper and a really good team player.” “Erin has a great eye for detail and can come up with very creative legal arguments. In court, she fights points well and is tenacious.” Chambers & Partners 2023
“Erin is one of the most experienced aviation juniors around with a hugely-effective understated, but tough, style of advocacy.” Legal 500 2023
In previous editions, clients describe her as “both knowledgeable and user-friendly“, “calm, a clear communicator with a clear and sensible delivery in court“, “tenacious, hard-working, user-friendly” and as having “good intellect, allied to sound legal judgement and commerciality”.