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A leading set specialising in commercial, construction, insurance and property law

Provision of Services

In accordance with the Provision of Services Regulation 2009, Hardwicke is a set of chambers based at:

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; by faxing +44 (0)20 7691 1234 or by DX LDE 393.

Hardwicke is open from 8.30am to 6.30pm, Monday to Friday.

VAT number:  235 1853 69

Legal Status:  Hardwicke is a set of barristers’ chambers.

Authorisation Scheme

We are regulated by the Bar Council and the Bar Standards Board (BSB) to provide legal services in England and Wales.  Chambers and its barristers are governed by the 8th Edition of the Bar Code of Conduct which is available from the Bar Standards board website.  The BSB's contact details are:

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


Complaints should be made, in the first instance, to our Chief Executive, Amanda Illing. Full details of our complaints procedure can be on our Complaints Procedure page.

Employers’ Liability Insurance

Hardwicke is insured for Employers’ Liability for £10m with Aviva.

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

Our standard terms of business are in accordance with the terms of business as detailed by the Bar Council. Our terms and conditions are available on request and will accompany the letter of engagement or service agreement provided at the start of any matter our barristers are engaged to undertake.


All members of Hardwicke are data controllers.  Hardwicke acts as an agent and a data processor for each member of chambers. Neither Hardwicke nor an individual barrister instructed is a data processor.  Hardwicke and our barristers have detailed policies in place to ensure our compliance with GDPR.  You can also view our privacy notice

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.