Hardwicke Building barristers once again figured prominently in the Legal 500 and in Chambers 2006. In addition Hardwicke Building was shortlisted for Chambers of the Year and was Top Ranked by Chambers. Full details of the Legal 500 and Chambers listings are available elsewhere on this site. A total of 13 members are recommended as leaders in their field across 9 separate specialisms by the Legal 500 while Chambers recommends a total of 14 members across 6 of its team areas: Education, IT, Personal Injury, Real Estate Litigation, Shipping and Commodities and Social Housing.
In the course of 2006 Hardwicke Building recruited eight new members:
Mark Engelman Intellectual Property Team
Ian Silcock Intellectual Property Team
Suki Johal Family Team
Maria Scotland Family Team
Philippa Harris Family Team
Alice Marshment Property Team
Andrew Skelly Property Team
Shazia Akhtar Education Team
John McKendrick Education Team (returning after time abroad)
Reviewing Chambers developments in 2006, Head of Chambers Nigel Jones said he was especially pleased to see early recognition for IT which is a component of the new Intellectual Property Team which was also added to the Hardwicke Building CV in 2006 under the leadership of Mark Engelman.