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Chambers of Nicholas Caddick QC

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Hogarth Chambers is reputed for the outstanding legal knowledge and commercial acumen of its members and its friendly and responsive clerking team. It is consistently ranked as a leading set for intellectual property (and media and entertainment) and its members have acted in recent seminal IP cases in the UK.

Hogarth also has a longstanding reputation for chancery and commercial law, as well as expertise in ADR, mediation and arbitration. At Hogarth, the team is committed to providing a high-quality, cost-effective service. Chambers accepts instructions from solicitors, in-house lawyers, patent and trade mark attorneys, foreign lawyers, public access clients and other approved bodies.

The set: Hogarth is one of the largest intellectual property sets in the UK, with QCs and juniors barristers at all levels of seniority and expertise. They appear as advocates in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court, the High Court, the Patents County Court, the criminal courts, the UK IPO, the Copyright Tribunal and Lands Tribunal. Members also have in-depth experience of EU courts, regularly appearing before the Court of Justice of the European Union and the General Court in Luxembourg, and the European Patent Office in Munich.

Types of work undertaken: Hogarth specialises in all aspects of IP including patents, copyright, designs, trade marks, passing off, and entertainment and media. Chambers also specialises in related areas such as confidential information, privacy, IT litigation, domain name disputes, franchising, character merchandising, trade libel, freedom of information, counterfeiting, EU and UK competition law, IP insurance and commercial matters requiring technical competence. Chambers’ expertise in customs/criminal proceedings connected with IP rights is unparalleled.

Chancery/commercial work includes: insolvency (corporate and personal); company; partnership; banking and securities; e-commerce; commercial contracts; professional negligence; land law and landlord and tenant; charities; trusts, wills, probate, and Inheritance Act applications.

Leading practitioners’ books edited in chambers include: Copinger and Skone James on Copyright; Moral Rights; Intellectual Property in Europe; The Modern Law of Patents; The Modern Law of Trade Marks; A Practical Guide to Trade Marks Law; A User’s Guide to Trade Marks and Passing Off.


  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German

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