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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Some recent examples of our work:

  • Claim for circa £12- £15 million for breach of contract involving issues of agency, penalty clauses, and contractual interpretation, in relation to the provision of services to an oil and gas platform in Nigeria owned by Chevron Nigeria.
  • Advising a European car manufacturer on how to challenge the registration for enforcement in England of a multi-million US dollar Ghanaian judgment.
  • Dispute involving a Thai company and its Ghanaian subsidiary in a U$110 million dispute on the breach of a ‘collateral management agreement’ against a Ghanaian bank, governed by English law.
  • $10m claim regarding the construction of a floating production and storage facility in Nigeria.

If you would like to discuss instructing us, please contact Richard Sumarno or James Duncan-Hartill.