Hardwicke continues to respond the Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation and to ensure that we do all we can to keep our people, clients, friends and families safe.  It is now imperative that we do all we can to limit physical contact for the time being and therefore our working premises at Hardwicke Building in Lincoln’s Inn is closed.  However, Hardwicke remains open for business, in as normal a way as we can make it.  Barristers, practice managers and the rest of our staff team are working remotely and making good use of technology to reach out.

You can call us on +44 (0)20 7242 2523. Our normal telephone system is still operating and our usual friendly team is available to help.

We have a specific Covid-19 Resources section to assist with the specific issues which the coronavirus pandemic is causing across all sections of society and business.  For ease, see a summary page of all contacts during this unusual time.

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Directory recommendations & awards

Directory recommendations & awards

Hardwicke is recommended in the legal directories as a leading chambers. You can view our current recommendations both as a chambers and as regards individual members by clicking on the relevant tabs.

Hardwicke is honoured to have received a number of awards in recent years including:

  • Construction Junior of the Year at the Legal 500 Awards 2020 – David Pliener
  • Real Estate, Environment & Planning Junior of the Year at the Legal 500 Awards 2020 – Jamal Demachkie
  • Construction Junior of the Year at the Chambers Bar Awards 2019 – Catherine Piercy
  • British Insurance Law Association Book Award – Paul Reed QC for “Construction Professional Indemnity Insurance” (2019)
  • Best Chambers for Facilities, Legal Cheek Award (2020)
  • Best Chambers for Training, Legal Cheek Awards (2019)
  • Barrister of the Year, Modern Law Awards (2019) – Brie Stevens-Hoare QC
  • Chambers of the Year – Highly Commended, Modern Law Awards (2019)
  • Legal 500 Awards: Chief Executive of the Year – Amanda Illing (2019)
  • Wellbeing at the Bar: Certificate of Recognition (2018)
  • Legal 500 Awards: Client Award for Communication & Innovation (2018)
  • Chambers of the Year, British Legal Awards (2017)
  • Chambers Bar Awards: Real Estate Silk of the Year – Brie Stevens-Hoare QC (2017)
  • Legal 500 Awards: Construction Team of the Year (2017)
  • Legal 500 Awards: Real Estate, Environment & Planning Silk of the Year – John de Waal QC (2017)
  • Modern Law Awards – Highly Commended – Commercial Silk of the Year – Nigel Jones QC (2017)
  • Legal Week Innovation Award (2016)
  • The Apollo Project: Architect of Meritocracy Awards (2016)
  • UK Diversity & Inclusion Initiative of the Year (2016)

Hardwicke was recently Highly Commended for the Chambers of the Year Award at the Modern Law Awards and has been shortlisted as Chambers of the Year at the LexisNexis Awards 2020.  In addition, Paul Reed QC was shortlisted for Construction Silk of the Year and Hardwicke’s practice management team for Clerking/Practice Management Team of the Year at the Legal 500 Awards 2020.  Hardwicke was also shortlisted as a set and Brie Stevens-Hoare QC as an individual at the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2019 for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity & Inclusion.   In 2019 Hardwicke was also shortlisted as Chambers of the Year at the Legal Business Awards, LexisNexis Awards and Modern Law Awards.