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The Bobath Centre Team And Guests Come Together At Hodge Jones & Allen For Launch Of Their Annual Review Service

On Tuesday, 29 November, the Medical Negligence Team, headed by Agata Usewicz were delighted to be able to host an important launch event for the incredible Bobath Centre. Guests heard…

December 6, 2022
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Over Three-Quarters Of People Living With Cerebral Palsy Lack Access To Annual Review Appointments

Over three-quarters of people living with Cerebral Palsy do not have access to crucial annual review appointments The Bobath Centre reveals the results from their new research that finds adults…

November 30, 2022
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  • protest-law

50-year-old Convictions Of Anti-Apartheid Activists Referred To The Crown Court For Appeal

Professor Jonathan Rosenhead, Christabel Gurney OBE and veteran activist Ernest Rodker were among a group of protestors convicted in 1972 for public order offences The 50-year-old convictions of several anti-apartheid…

November 16, 2022
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  • protest-law

Greenpeace Activists Represented By Hodge Jones & Allen Cleared Over Russian Oil Tanker Protest

Ten Greenpeace activists represented by Hodge Jones & Allen have today been cleared of aggravated trespass. The charge related to their protest on 15th – 16th May at the Navigator oil…

November 4, 2022
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Hodge Jones & Allen Praised In The Times Best Law Firms 2023 Guide

Hodge Jones & Allen is delighted to again be featured in The Times’ Best Law Firms guide. The firm is recommended across six practice areas, reflecting the quality and diversity…

November 3, 2022
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Chambers UK Guide 2023 – Leading Solicitors Shine and Ranked Practice Areas Increase

Hodge Jones & Allen is delighted to announce 13 practice areas ranked and a whole host of individual solicitors recognised for their exceptional work. Our lawyers received fantastic feedback: “The…

October 20, 2022
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‘Totally Contradictory Understanding Of Policy’ Led To Death Of Essex Mum, Michelle Morton, In Colchester Hospital, Inquest Finds

An inquest into the death of Michelle Morton has returned an open verdict with a narrative conclusion citing multiple failings before her death on December 8th 2019. The inquest, at…

October 19, 2022
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Appeal For Ashford Police Training Centre Staff To Come Forward Following Asbestos-Related Death Of Former Cleaner

The family of a former cleaner at the Ashford Police Training Centre are looking to get in touch with her former colleagues after her death from mesothelioma – a type…

October 18, 2022
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  • mental-health

Hospital Undercover: Are Our Wards Safe? – Channel 4 Dispatches Documentary

This disturbing Channel 4 investigation aired on Monday, 10 October. Nina Ali, solicitor representing families whose lives have been affected the failings of the Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation said:…

October 12, 2022
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Channel 4 Documentary Highlights Critical NHS Mental Health Failings, Adding pressure For a Statutory Public Inquiry

A catalogue of failings across the UK’s mental health wards once again receives media attention; the families involved have been fighting for ten years to obtain truth and justice for…

October 10, 2022
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Lasting Powers Of Attorney Are Crucial As Mental Health Declines

Lasting powers of attorney are a crucial consideration As mental health issues increase 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year As World…

October 6, 2022
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Hodge Jones & Allen celebrates new and improved recommendations for lawyers and 10 recommendations for practice areas in Legal 500 2023

The Legal 500 UK Directory announced its new rankings for 2023 today and we’re delighted that even more of our leading lawyers throughout our specialist legal teams have been recognised…

September 28, 2022
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  • protest-law

Colston Four protester comments on Court of Appeal judgment

This press statement is further to our earlier press release “Court of Appeal rules on point of law within the acquittal of Colston Four” issued on 28th September 2022.  Rhian…

September 28, 2022
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  • protest-law

Court of Appeal rules on point of law within the acquittal of Colston Four

The ruling does not change the ‘not guilty’ verdict for the Colston Four The Court of Appeal has today clarified the law on one of the defences relied on by…

September 28, 2022
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  • challenging-housing-decisions

Court of Appeal grants permission to hear and join two post-Brexit homeless eligibility appeals for applicants with Pre-Settled Status

The appeal comes after two cases of post-Brexit homelessness ended in Barnet & Haringey councils refusing to provide housing assistance. A v London Borough of Haringey CA-2022-001016 A lone parent…

September 26, 2022
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The Family Law Language Project Nominated in 2022 Family Law Awards

The Family Law Language Project has been shortlisted for the Community Commentator award in this year’s Family Law Awards. The project seeks to make family law easier to understand for…

September 26, 2022
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Tough Mudder Course Completed For Local Asbestos Victims Support Group

On Saturday, 10th September Trish Monks, paralegal in HJA’s Asbestos Team completed a 15k Ultimate Assault Course with 30 Obstacles – all with great names including Funky Monkey and Electric…

September 16, 2022
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22-Year-Old Joe Pooley: Vulnerable, Failed By The Authorities And Murdered

Bereaved mother welcomes the publication of a review by Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership following the conclusion of the inquest into the death of 22-year-old Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership has published a Safeguarding…

September 12, 2022
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APIL specialist recognition for two HJA partners in our Asbestos Team

Lorna Webster Joanne Candlish Lorna Webster (London office) and Joanne Candlish (Liverpool office) have both recently achieved independent specialist accreditation from the Association of Personal Injury Layers (APIL). Their asbestos…

August 5, 2022
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  • accident-in-public-spaces

Personal injury settlement for diner at London restaurant

Louise Jukes, Partner, in Hodge Jones & Allen’s personal injury team has successful settled a claim for her client who slipped on a wooden staircase and suffered severe hand injuries,…

August 2, 2022
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