Rhian Hardy

Contact Number: 029 2267 5760

Rhian joined Hugh James in 2013. Her main role is working on the Coke Worker group litigation, acting on behalf of men suffering from respiratory illnesses and diseases, who worked for British Coal and British Steel on the coke ovens in plants all over Wales and the rest of the UK. Her work also includes working on the final stages of the Phurnacite litigation, following the successful case won by Hugh James in 2012.


  • Industrial disease litigation
  • Group actions
  • Cancer
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Coke oven worker claims


  • LPC – Swansea Law School (2009)
  • Law degree, B.A. Hons – Swansea University (2008)
  • Primary MB – Cardiff University Medical School (2005)

Career history

  • Trained at W. Parry & Company, Swansea
  • Qualified in October 2012 and stayed on at firm’s insolvency department
  • Moved to Hugh James as a newly qualified solicitor