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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 Chambers Bar Awards 2019 – Catherine Piercy
  • British Insurance Law Association Book Award – Paul Reed QC for “Construction Professional Indemnity Insurance” (2019)
  • 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)

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