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About Elisabeth Garrett

Elisabeth joined Hodge Jones & Allen as a paralegal in the Housing & Discrimination department in September 2022. She assists Sophie Bell on matters relating to homelessness, disrepair and possession.

Prior to this she worked with Living Rent as a campaigns and advice volunteer. Elisabeth is currently working towards qualification via the SQE.

Career & Memberships


  • Paralegal in Housing and Discrimination September 2022 – Present
  • Campaigns and advice volunteer at Living Rent May 2021 – August 2022



  • University of Edinburgh, MA International Relations, 2018 – 2022


  • Young Legal Aid Lawyers

Clients Comments

  • “I had a housing situation when becoming homeless as male escaping domestic abuse from my ex partner, Elisabeth Garrett was my case worker who save my life in fighting my case to make a priority due my living condition which effected my mental well-being and my kids I had with my ex partner. Battle is still going on with my ex, but my housing situation is going to be sorted, so it’s start of a new beginning. Elisabeth Garrett was a key to help in the start of my rebuild and getting my identity and Dignity back as human being. She keep me informed and she was very productive and professional in her role In helping me. I just wish to thank her personally. It was hard work emotionally. Thank again Elisabeth Garrett.”
  • “Sophie Bell was the best in helping us with our housing situation, her and her team inc Elisabeth were all amazing in resolving our situation as we were getting nowhere with the council. Best solicitors, highly recommended.”
  • “The solicitor that was helping me with my case was very supportive and also very capable. She truly wanted to help me with my case and I was able to see this through her perseverance and consistent communication. I really appreciate everything she has done for me and most importantly I wish to thank her for all the help she has provided.”
  • “Sophie Bell and Elisabeth Garrett have been amazing, super friendly and professional. Thank you so much for the incredible support and legal advice you have provided to get my mum what she deserves! You helped when no one else could! Thank you so much for all the support you have provided and making sure my mum was treated fairly by the local authority and getting her housed!”
  • “I was introduced to HJA through word of mouth, as they have an outstanding reputation in representing their clients. I am thankful to the team for their support and engagement with my case. In particular, I would like to thank Elisabeth Garrett, Paralegal, who went above and beyond her remit to assist and her levels of communication have been excellent throughout. Thank you!”
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