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Provision of services

The following information is provided in accordance with the Provision of Services Regulation 2009.

Business name

Hardwicke Chambers

Legal status

Hardwicke is a Trade Protection Association.

Business address and contact details

Hardwicke Building
New Square
Lincoln’s Inn
London, WC2A 3SB

We can be contacted by post at the above address; by telephone on +44 (0)20 7242 2523; by emailing enquiries@hardwicke.co.uk; or by DX LDE 393.

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Opening hours

Hardwicke is open from 8.30am to 7pm, Monday to Friday.

Hardwicke’s VAT number



Hardwicke and its barristers are regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) to provide legal services in England and Wales.  The BSB’s contact details are:

The Bar Standards Board
289-293 High Holborn
London WC1V 7HZ
+44 (0) 20 7611 1444

Employers’ liability insurance

Hardwicke is insured for Employers’ Liability for £20m with Chubb European Group Limited/Aspen Risk Management Ltd/Allianz Insurance plc.

Professional indemnity insurance

Every barrister must have professional indemnity insurance and this is provided by the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund (BMIF) which provides cover to individual barristers up to £2.5m. Members of chambers may choose to take additional top up insurance cover depending on their practice requirements. Details of this additional cover can be supplied upon request.

Terms of business

Members of the public who come to us will be sent our standard contract, which covers what we will do for you and what it will cost.

For private cases being managed through solicitors we use the Bar Council’s Standard Contractual Terms for the Supply of Legal Services by Barristers to Authorised Persons 2012 – Annexe T to the Bar Code of Conduct. We accept instructions on the basis of Commercial Bar Association’s Standard terms and conditions (Combar A) unless otherwise agreed.

Applicable law

Unless otherwise agreed, the English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any claim, dispute or difference concerning our services or any matter arising from it.