Barristers cancel their name
Hardwicke to become Gatehouse Chambers because of slave links
A set of barristers in Lincoln’s Inn is to change its name because of its slave links.
Hardwicke Chambers said today:
During the course of 2020 and the Black Lives Matter protests following the murder of George Floyd, a number of legal bloggers started to investigate historic legal figures, including Lord Hardwicke, the 18th century lord chancellor. Lord…