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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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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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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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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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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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Hodge Jones & Allen Representing Five Core Participants In Post Office Horizon IT Inquiry

Hodge Jones & Allen are representing five former staff at sub-post offices in the Post Office Horizon IT Inquiry: Tracy Felstead, Seema Misra, Janet Skinner, Nicki Arch and Lee Castleton.…

July 28, 2022
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Laura O’Brien, Criminal Defence Partner Receives LALY Recognition For Her Protest Law Work

Earlier this month, hundreds of lawyers got together to celebrate the Legal Aid Practitioners Group 20th Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards. It was the first in-person ceremony since…

July 27, 2022
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Compensation and apology from Metropolitan Police following unlawful arrest of union official

The settlement comes after Franck Magennis was detained and handcuffed for enquiring about the legal basis of the threat of arrest made by the police The Metropolitan Police has issued…

July 26, 2022
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DSEI Arms Fair Protest: Nine Acquitted On All Charges On Free Speech Grounds

The decision comes after a four-day trial at Stratford Magistrates’ Court concluded that any conviction would be a disproportionate interference with the clients’ human rights A four-day trial has come…

July 25, 2022
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HJA To Represent JUSTICE On Northern Ireland Abortion Services Case

Hodge Jones & Allen to represent JUSTICE in landmark Supreme Court case on Northern Ireland Abortion Services “Safe Access Zones” Hodge Jones & Allen have instructed Blinne Ní Ghrálaigh, Tim…

July 19, 2022
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Permission sought for an appeal on a tenant’s possession warrant application

Sioned Wyn Roberts, Senior Associate, Housing and Discrimination Team is seeking permission to bring an appeal within the County Court, on behalf of a local authority tenant who had their…

July 18, 2022
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Hodge Jones & Allen Representing Jennifer Edmunds Fined For Attending Sarah Everard Vigil

Hodge Jones & Allen are representing Jennifer Edmunds who attended a vigil for Sarah Everard in Clapham Common and was fined by the Metropolitan Police for breaking Covid-19 rules. Jennifer…

July 15, 2022
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Inquest Finds HMP Wormwood Scrubs Inmate Died Following Failings By Prison And Mental Health Services

The conclusion comes after psychiatric expert witness Dr Dinesh Maganty described the decision to refuse necessary medication as “not one that a reasonable body of psychiatrists would logically support” An…

July 12, 2022
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Campaigners march on Westminster in continued call for Statutory Public Inquiry into mental health care in Essex

Families of those who have died or been seriously impacted by mental health care failings in Essex will march on Westminster tomorrow, Tuesday 28th June 2022 at 11:45 a.m. The…

June 27, 2022
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Hodge Jones & Allen Wins Compensation For Tenants Subjected To Disrepair And Poor Housing Conditions

Hodge Jones & Allen intervenes in housing dispute in favour of tenants seeking compensation for disrepair and poor housing conditions Court of Appeal finds the Simmons and Castle uplift not…

June 27, 2022
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