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Hughmans is a specialist law firm based in central London
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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.

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Defamation and Privacy

We can provide expert advice in cases involving defamation and privacy law which include a criminal or fraud element.

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Civil Fraud

Hughmans employs a multi-disciplinary team of experts to advise on all aspects of fraud. We are experienced in responding to and obtaining freezing injunctions and the recovery of assets worldwide.

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Property Litigation

Whether in the commercial or residential property sector Hughmans provides specialist, commercially astute advice to its clients.

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The crime and civil departments at Hughmans have consistently been recognised by Chambers & Partners and Spear’s 500 for the high quality of their legal advice.

Clementine Baldwin

Paralegal clementine@hughmans.co.uk

Peter Black

Consultant pmb@hughmans.co.uk

Peter Hughman

Consultant pgh@hughmans.co.uk

Liv Mould

Paralegal liv@hughmans.co.uk

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The ‘Encro’ Hack – Early Reflections

Luke Smith, a paralegal for Hughmans Solicitors, sets out some early reflections on the hacking of the EncroChat network. Our lawyers are currently dealing with a number of clients affected by recent developments. Millions of private messages obtained by European law enforcement agencies are evidence of the “global scope of serious and organised crime” say […]

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COVID 19 and Telephone problems

We hope you are all well in these trying times. Hughmans staff are all working from home with full access to their emails. We are continuing to deliver excellent service to our clients. Please be aware that we recently suffered a short period of downtime on our phone line. We are now back and receiving […]

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Solicitors Qualification Exam: The Right Answer?

The Solicitors Qualification Exam (SQE) has been in news on a regular basis.  Reported in the Law Gazette on 26th February 2020 (https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/childs-play-unprepared-15-year-old-scores-half-marks-in-super-exam/5103230.article) a 15-year-old managed to achieve almost 50% (48%) after spending 30 minutes on the initial section of the proposed SQE. This is despite having done no preparation and no knowledge of the […]

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