WINNER - TEAM OF THE YEAROur Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Clerking team won ‘Team of the Year 2023’ by Bristol Law Society.

Hugh has over 15 years’ experience in clerking, he joined St John’s in 2012 and is now the joint Practice Manager for our Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence team. He is responsible for the management and business development of the team as well as it’s continued growth as a market leader on circuit.  Hugh is constantly praised for his efficient communication and problem solving skills, this is reflected in the legal directory quotes he receives.

Hugh is consistently praised for his high standard client service in Chambers UK and The Legal 500:

  • “Adam Marston and Hugh Maguire are quick, efficient, reliable, polite, and manage the members very well. Very dependable and trustworthy characters.” THE LEGAL 500, 2024
  • “Hugh Maguire is a first-rate clerk. Easy to work with, a good problem-solver and quick with communications.” LEGAL 500, 2023
  • “Adam Marston and Hugh Maguire are great. Always available and flexible, and very personable as well.” LEGAL 500, 2023
  • “Hugh Maguire is always on the ball.” CHAMBERS UK, 2023
  • “The team all work like a well-oiled machine and they always call you back.” “The set provides an excellent clerking service – it is prompt, efficient and personable.” CHAMBERS UK, 2022

He is a member of the IBC and has also completed the Chambers BTEC award.

Outside of Chambers Hugh enjoy socialising with friends, running/fitness training and music.