David Hughes

David Hughes

David Hughes is a barrister at 30 Park Place Chambers in Cardiff. He has a broad common law, commercial and public law practice. 

Articles by this author


Style counsel

How men dress – as we return to business wear, David Hughes draws style tips for the Bar from James Bond and other jurisdictions

02 September 2020

Thomas on Wales

With radical recommendations for ‘fair, distinct and devolved’ justice, the Thomas Report should be required reading for anyone interested in Wales and the state of its justice system – writes David Hughes

23 January 2020

Pride in Wales: Lady Justice Nicola Davies

Why build a practice over the border? What’s life like as a Court of Appeal judge? Who is the most helpful advocate? Lady Justice Nicola Davies on her career and continuing pride in her home country

24 June 2019

The view from Wales

As Wales welcomes its first Supreme Court Justice, David Hughes bemoans linguistic infelicities and says a separate jurisdiction is overdue

27 November 2017

Pride of Wales

David Hughes outlines the workings and the innovative approach of the Bar in Wales

Wales is a place of contrasts; we are a country, not a ‘region’, and those of us who practise in Cardiff do so in one of two national capitals in England and Wales. 

30 August 2016
virtual magazine View virtual issue

Chair’s Column

Feature image

Earnings, reform and engagement

The new Bar Council earnings report presents a collective challenge for the self-employed Bar, remote hearings are changing and Bar Conference is back next month

Job of the Week


Most Viewed

Partner Logo

Latest Cases