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HCC partner shortlisted as ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in the Modern Law Awards

10th Mar 2022

Modern Lawyer - Lawyer of the Year

Patrick Maguire, a partner at HCC Solicitors has been shortlisted for The Access Legal Modern Law Awards 2022. It really is a fantastic achievement to be shortlisted, particularly this year as the awards has received unprecedented amounts of nominations due to its popularity and the reputation it has in the market. The Awards Ceremony takes place on Wednesday 7th April at The Brewery in London.

Patrick heads up our London office and has a first-class reputation as a proactive, hands-on and lawyer who gets results for his clients and everyone at HCC Solicitors is proud of this recognition by the judges at the Modern Law Awards. Modern Law specialises in the business of law and through its work with Associations such as the Law Society, SRA and Legal Ombudsman, it is able to provide a gold standard of thought leadership. The judges of the awards have an impeccable pedigree in terms of their knowledge of the legal sector in England & Wales.

About Patrick Maguire

Patrick Maguire

Patrick Maguire heads up our London office.

Patrick and his team in London only represent people that have suffered serious or catastrophic injury and families who have lost a loved one.

Often instructed on behalf of victims of spinal cord injury, brain injury, amputation, fractures to bones and psychiatric trauma. Patrick has strong links with various charities and organisations that help provide support to his clients beyond a compensation claim. He also has strong relationships with many of the leading insurance companies in the UK which means he can often access rehabilitation and financial support for his clients very quickly.

Patrick is often instructed on high profile cases. For example, being personally instructed by a number of those that were injured or killed in the Westminster attack, the London Bridge/Borough Market attack, the Novichok nerve agent attack in Salisbury and the Plymouth shootings. He represents bereaved families at Inquests at various levels from local Coroners Courts to the Old Bailey.   Patrick is well versed in dealing with the press in such cases and appears regularly in the media.

Patrick has been instructed by clients from all over the world but where the incident has taken place in the UK.  In the last 3 years he has received instructions from clients in the US, France, Canada, Germany, Hungary, India and New Zealand.


All of Patrick’s clients instruct him on the basis of recommendation.  He is often asked to take over cases from other firms who are not providing the appropriate level of service. Patrick and his team pride themselves on the relationships they build with their clients and their families.   Clients have commented that the care and support provided by Patrick and his team would be the sort only expected from close family and friends.

If you want Patrick Maguire to represent you and your family – following a serious injury or fatality in the family you can email him directly.

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