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About Sebastian Del Monte

Sebastian joined Hodge Jones & Allen in December 2014 and is now a solicitor with the Civil Liberties & Human Rights team. Sebastian has worked on a variety of cases including inquests and claims arising out of deaths in state detention, claims for judicial review, human rights act claims and complaints and other actions against the police.

Since qualifying as a solicitor. Sebastian has specialised in assisting the bereaved families of individuals who have died whilst under the care of the state. He has a particular interest in representing individuals with learning disabilities who have suffered discrimination or have suffered injury whilst in mental health detention and in police or prison custody.

Notable Cases

  • R (on the application of Association Of British Insurers) v Lord Chancellor [2017] EWHC 106 (Admin): Assisted as a trainee on the judicial review claim which led to the Lord Chancellor’s re-setting of the discount rate for personal injury claims. Subsequently assisted APIL, then acting as an interested party, in resistance to the subsequent and unsuccessful challenge to that decision brought by the Association of British Insurers.

"HONESTLY, WORDS CANNOT DESCRIBE HOW GRATEFUL I AM FOR THE UTMOST SUPPORT IN GETTING THE CASE TO WHERE WE ARE TODAY."

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Career

  • Solicitor, Hodge Jones & Allen, September 2018 – present
  • Trainee Solicitor, Hodge Jones & Allen, September 2016 – 2018
  • Paralegal, Hodge Jones & Allen, December 2015 – August 2016
  • New Client Advisor, Hodge Jones & Allen, December 2014 – December 2015
  • New Client Caseworker, Fisher Meredith LLP, April 2014 – December 2015
  • Crown Court Paralegal, GT Stewart Solicitors, September 2013 – February 2014