About Robyn Brett
Robyn is a Solicitor within the Housing team with a focus on disrepair, possession and homelessness matters. Throughout her career she has had experience representing and assisting vulnerable clients and is committed to providing support to those going through the legal systems.
She qualified as a solicitor in September 2023 after completing a training contract at Hodge Jones & Allen. Robyn undertook seats in Crime, Clinical Negligence, Housing and Civil Liberties.
In her first seat with the Criminal Defence Team she assisted Gary Monks, Ruth Harris and Jessica Davis on a range of criminal matters, including extremely serious offences, often with vulnerable clients.
In her second seat in the Medical Negligence team, Robyn assisted Nina Ali with a particular focus on inquest work and medical negligence within mental health services. She provided a supportive role to those who have suffered the devastating consequences of clinical negligence throughout various stages of their clinical negligence claims.
She completed her third seat of her training contract in the Housing team where she enjoyed working with Jayesh Kunwardia across a broad range of area of housing and property law dispute. She has had a particular focus on disrepair claims, landlord and tenant disputes, judicial review, possession claims and reviews/appeals relating to local authority housing decisions.
In her fourth seat of her training contract in the Civil Liberties & Human Rights team Robyn worked closely with Sasha Barton, with particular focus on actions against the police for failure to investigate serious and sexual offences, and related human rights claims and public law challenges. Throughout this seat she continued to provide support to vulnerable and marginalised clients, helping to hold the state to account and defend their rights.
Career & Education
- Hodge Jones and Allen – Solicitor; September 2023 – Present
- Hodge Jones & Allen – Trainee Solicitor, September 2021 – Present
- Lawtons Solicitors – Criminal Law Paralegal, 2019 – 2021
- LLM Legal Practice Course (Distinction) – BPP, 2020 -2021
- Law LLB (1st Class) – King’s College London University, 2016 – 2019