Duane joined chambers in 2009 as Junior Clerk.

He was promoted to Joint Second Junior Clerk in 2011, and is now responsible for dealing with High Court listing appointments, day to day diary management, managing his own CFA team and agreement of fees for Junior members of chambers.

Duane has completed the BTEC Advanced Award in Chambers Administration, the Public Access Course and the Equality and Diversity Course.

He is a member of the Institute of Barrister’s Clerks.

Interests include; Football (Arsenal Season Ticket Holder) and socialising with friends.

"Duane Hitchman is on the ball and is keen to assist."

Chambers and Partners 2023

My first port of call is Darren Whitbread, followed by Duane Hitchman who are both proactive and very helpful.

Client Testimonial - Legal500 2022

‘There are plenty of clerks who are always of assistance. Duane Hitchman is the most helpful.’

Legal 500 2022

I have found the clerks very proactive, helpful and knowledgeable. A special mention for Darren Whitbread and Duane Hitchman.

Legal 500 - 2021

The clerking team led by James are amongst the best in the business. They are helpful, accommodating and sensible on fees. All of the clerks have a good knowledge of the work undertaken by Chambers to help place cases and agree fees quickly.

Legal 500 - 2021

"Second juniors clerks Duane Hitchman and Simon Hamilton ‘are always happy to assist in tight corners’."

Legal 500 2018

For Help or Advice…

Please contact us either by telephone: +44 (0)20 7415 7800 or email: clerks@3harecourt.com




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