Hodge Jones and Allen – Shortlisted in the category of “Best Trainer, Medium City Firm” – Lawcareers.net awards.
Hodge Jones & Allen is highly regarded within the legal world and is recognised as a Tier 1 firm across a number of disciplines.
“They prepare cases excellently, they have a high success rate and they are a delight to deal with.” Chambers UK, A Client’s Guide to the Legal Profession
“Since it was founded in 1977, Hodge Jones & Allen has earned a reputation for using the power of the law to assert or defend people’s rights against powerful institutions or the state. The provision of a high-quality service is acknowledged by the high level of past client referrals. The firm is led by Patrick Allen, a founding partner and a past president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. The firm employs around 220 staff and nearly four decades on remains committed to providing first-class legal help for both private clients and those able to obtain public funding. Its solicitors are often involved with cutting-edge legal actions that have made headlines and advanced the law.” Legal 500
The firm has also been highly commended and shortlisted for the following awards:
Hodge Jones & Allen – Shortlisted for firm/not for profit agency – Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards 2014
Hodge Jones & Allen – Shortlisted for law firm of the year – Halsbury Legal Awards 2014
HJA Environmental Team – Highly commended for legal sector alliance award for excellence in environmental responsibility – The Law Society Excellence Awards 2013
Jocelyn is a partner in the Hodge Jones & Allen Civil Liberties team. Jocelyn is known for her work on cases such as Stephen Lawrence (she represents Stephen’s father Neville Lawrence) and Fiona Pilkington, as well as high profile military claims. Jocelyn is a well-known and respected media commentator.
Raj is a partner in the Hodge Jones & Allen Criminal Defence team. He won the criminal lawyer category of the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards 2012, primarily for his public order and protest law practice. Raj has represented clients in all major protests in 2012, including Fortnum and Mason & Dale Farm.
Myles Jackman – Winner of Junior lawyer of the Year Awards 2012 (Law Society Excellence Awards)
Myles was formerly a consultant in the Hodge Jones & Allen Criminal Defence team. He practises in general crime, but has developed a niche in Pornography and Obscenity offences.
Sarah Harman – Winner of the Outstanding contribution to patient safety and justice awards – solicitors category (Actions Against Medical Accidents Awards)
Sarah was formerly a partner in the Hodge Jones & Allen Medical Negligence team. She joined forces with Hodge Jones and Allen in October 2012 from her own practice in Kent. Her cases include high profile claims and group actions, such as Kent and Canterbury cervical smear claims.
Anna-Louise Thwaites – Formerly a solicitor at Hodge Jones & Allen – Shortlisted for Inquests/Actions Against the State (Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year 2014)
Pamela Reddy – Formerly a partner at Hodge Jones & Allen – Shortlisted for Legal Business Woman of the Year (Law Society Excellence Awards 2014)
Nicholas Dent – Formerly a solicitor at Hodge Jones & Allen – Shortlisted for Criminal Defence (Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year 2014)