CALL 0800 437 0322 FREE 24 hours a day
Submit enquiry

Read our blog

Family launch CrowdJustice campaign to challenge decision not to hold ‘article 2’ inquest

Alice Hardy

Posted by Alice Hardy | Partner
On 18th July 2019

The family of Susan Nicholson have today launched a CrowdJustice campaign to raise funds to challenge the Coroners decision not to hold an Article 2 inquest into her death.

On 17 April 2011 Susan Nicholson was murdered. Her killer was not convicted until 5 July 2017. At the same trial, he was convicted of killing another woman in 2006 in similar circumstances.

Susan’s family say they want an inquest to look thoroughly at whether the police could have prevented Susan’s death, so that this does not happen to other families.

Read more

Coercive Control – Why we all should care about Sally Challen’s case

Sebastian Del Monte

Posted by Sebastian Del Monte | Solicitor
On 20th March 2019

On 20 February 2019 the Centre for Women’s Justice hosted an event on the topic of Coercive Control. More specifically the event discussed the case of Sally Challen who was convicted of murder of her abusive husband after 31 years of marriage. The panel included Professors Evan Stark and Vanessa Bettinson, Sally Challen’s son David, and her barrister Clare Wade QC.

Read more

The Indefinite Wait for a Fairer and More Generous Legal Aid System

Nancy Collins

Posted by Nancy Collins | Partner
On 12th April 2018

“The Government should introduce a significantly simpler and more generous scheme for legal aid.”

Among the observations and recommendations in the Bach Commission’s ‘The right to justice’ report published last autumn, the call for a more generous legal aid scheme was rightly highlighted as one of the most pressing concerns. Unfortunately, for those waiting to see whether the Government will similarly acknowledge this call in its review of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), the wait will likely be extended. This is because of recent reports of doubts over the feasibility of the Ministry of Justice’s summer deadline as published in their post-legislative memorandum last October.

Read more

Request a FREE callback

Fill out this form and one of the team will get back to you:

By ticking the following box I am giving Hodge Jones and Allen consent to process my personal data for the purpose of this enquiry.

Full details of our privacy policy is available here

Call us on:

Our offices are open from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm.

Phone:0800 437 0322
Fax:020 7388 2106
Address:Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors
180 North Gower Street