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Since the firm was established in 1976, Hughmans has dedicated its services to clients involved in civil or criminal proceedings. Aggressively supporting clients’ interests, Hughmans always strives to identify a position of advantage to maximise its chances of success.

Hughmans is recognised by both The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners as one of the leading criminal law firms in London. It has dealt with many high profile criminal and civil cases. The firm prides itself on its thorough preparation, planning and presentation of clients’ cases.

Individuals from the firm’s equally well respected civil department are recognised as leaders in their fields by Chambers & Partners and The Spear’s 500.

From its offices in the City of London, Hughmans operates nationally and internationally, providing legal services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Chambers & Partners recognises Hughmans as a “Boutique criminal practice experienced in dealing with wide-ranging serious cases. Noted for its defence of high-profile individuals charged with crimes such as sexual assault as well as those accused of organised crime offences. Also recommended for its significant appellate expertise.”

The firm’s clients say:-

“They consistently achieve results for their clients which would be beyond the expectation of a less diligent or talented team.”

“Very impressive, very professional and well organised, with good judgement.”


We are recruiting – vacancies available

Three paralegal positions available; Two full time civil litigation paralegals & one full time receptionist/ litigation paralegal Hughmans is a boutique law firm based in the City of London specialising in high level civil litigation and serious crime. The firm consists of a small team of individuals in a friendly, self-driven environment. Further details about […]

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Hughmans Success Stories

Our civil partner Simon Silver has been achieving brilliant results for his clients having had three cases go to trial in 6 weeks with all three finding in our clients favour. In the first of the three recent victories, the landlord of a pub brought a claim against the tenant and the guarantors after falling […]

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Hughmans Success in the High Court

On 2 May 2017 the Commercial Court ruled in favour of Hughmans’s client, Mr Khrapunov, on a significant interlocutory application. The case involves worldwide freezing orders made on the application of JSC BTA Bank against Mr Ablyazov, against whom the Bank have obtained default judgments of over £4.6bn after he left the jurisdiction and was […]

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