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We design legal spaces that blend tradition with innovation, emphasizing staff wellbeing and elevating client experience.

With Western law practices growing globally and the shift from paper to digital, the design requirements of attorneys’ workspaces are changing.

HLW recognizes that while traditional elements like libraries and meeting rooms are vital, they can be updated or maintained through smart design. Additionally, we’re bringing in features often seen in other sectors—such as cafes, collaborative areas, and a focus on biophilia and wellness—to improve the work environment for lawyers and their teams.

“By merging traditional elements of legal workplaces with modern features, we enhance both functionality and wellness, creating environments that support and invigorate attorneys and their staff.”
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Pendrick Brown


Winston Strawn, London, UK

Legal Sector Highlights


of lawyers currently suffer from depression. Biophilic and wellness-inspired design can improve outlook and mood.

6 hours daily

That's how much time, on average, lawyers spend on non-billable hours, including business development.


of law firms use cloud-based programs for document storage and automated workflows.

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