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  • miscarriages-of-justice

HJA Responds To Post Office Exoneration Bill Announcement

HJA’s legal team for 121 Post Office Inquiry Core Participants responds to exoneration bill announcement The Government today announced details of new legislation to overturn the wrongful convictions of sub…

February 22, 2024
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Hodge Jones & Allen Appoints Partners To Asbestos And Family Team

Lyndsey Gordon-Webb has joined HJA as a partner in the Asbestos team, and Vanessa Friend is re-joining the firm as a partner and Head of Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution…

February 22, 2024
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  • human-rights
  • protest-law

Greta Thunberg Found Not Guilty Today at Westminster Magistrates Court after Protest at Energy Intelligence Forum in October 2023

Raj Chada, Partner at Hodge Jones and Allen, represented environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg at a trial at Westminster Magistrates Court, who was found not guilty today. She had been charged for…

February 2, 2024
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  • air-pollution
  • human-rights

Mayor of London Apologises For Failing To Tackle Poor Air Quality Sooner

Mayor of London apologises to Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah for not acting sooner to tackle poor air quality which contributed to daughter Ella’s death The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan today apologised…

February 2, 2024
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  • falsely-accused-of-crime
  • miscarriages-of-justice

Post Office Horizon: Court Of Appeal Quash Sub Post Office Operator Case

Kathleen Crane has successfully appealed against her conviction for fraud in the Post Office Horizon Scandal at the Royal Courts of Justice on 25 January at 10 am Kathleen Crane…

January 26, 2024
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  • air-pollution
  • human-rights

High Court Hearing On Poor Air Quality Claim Against Three Central Government Departments Takes Place Today

At a case management hearing today, the High Court will consider the civil claim arising from the illness and tragic death of 9-year-old Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah in 2013. The claim is…

January 25, 2024
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  • human-rights

Coroner Makes Damming Ruling Following The Death Of 74-Year-Old Retired Firefighter Whilst In The Custody Of HMP Hull

Ian Sprakes, Assistant Coroner for Hull and the East Riding has concluded that prison officers as well as healthcare staff made a number of failings in relation to the care…

January 8, 2024
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  • family-law

HJA Welcome Two Experienced Solicitors To Their Family Law Team Led By Jacqueline Major

Manisha Raja and Rebecca Coates have joined Hodge Jones & Allen as a Partner and Senior Associate respectively. Both are experienced solicitors with a combined total of over 20 years…

December 11, 2023
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  • disrepair
  • housing-and-property

Over £50,000 Damages Awarded Following Court’s Consideration Of A Home Which Was Unfit For Human Habitation

Ms D v London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham at Central London County Court, 9 November 2023 Ms D instructed Farzana Chowdhury, Housing Partner at Hodge Jones & Allen having…

November 24, 2023
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  • action-against-the-police
  • human-rights

High Court Quashes Police Complaint Decision

IXF, who cannot be named following an order by the High Court, was arrested on 5 September 2019 at his home after his parents had asked West Mercia police to…

November 20, 2023
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  • action-against-the-police

High Court Dismiss Challenges Against The Handling Of Kristina O’Connor Met Police Sexual Misconduct Claim

Mr Justice Swift has today handed down his judgment in R (O’Connor) v (1) Police Misconduct Panel (2) The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, a judicial review of handling…

November 17, 2023
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Maggie Rae: 1949 – 2023

It was with great sadness that I learned last week of the death of former HJA family law partner Maggie Rae whilst on a cruise to Antarctica and only a…

November 16, 2023
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Clean Air Advocate Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah Receives CBE

Prominent clean air advocate Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah received her CBE for services to public health from King Charles on Wednesday, 8 November. A decade since her eldest daughter, Ella Roberta, passed…

November 10, 2023
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  • #Essex
  • mental-health

Growing Number Of Families Seek Justice Ahead Of Essex Mental Health Statutory Inquiry

Growing number of families seek justice ahead of Terms of Reference consultation period for Essex Mental Health Statutory Inquiry Hodge Jones & Allen now represents 119 clients looking to participate…

October 31, 2023
HJA In The News

Reema Chugh, Partner at Hodge Jones & Allen nominated for Asian Legal Award

Hodge Jones & Allen are delighted to announce that Reema Chugh, Dispute Resolution Solicitor has been nominated for Civil Lawyer of the Year Award 2023. The awards organised by The…

October 30, 2023
HJA In The News

Spotlight For Hodge Jones & Allen In The Times Best Law Firms 2024

The legal teams at Hodge Jones & Allen are delighted to be commended for their work again. In the annual listing of 250 best law firms in England & Wales,…

October 26, 2023
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Hodge Jones & Allen Ranked In Chambers UK Legal Directory – More Legal Practice Areas And More Individual Lawyers In The Spotlight

Fifteen different legal practices areas gain recognition for their work, with top rankings for Police Law, Social Housing and Protest Law. Our teams have been ranked in two new practice…

October 19, 2023
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Coroner Rules Neglect And Multi-Agency Failings Caused Death Of Vulnerable Trans Teenager In Brighton

The Senior Coroner for West Sussex, Brighton and Hove has found that neglect and multi-agency failings by social services and mental health care contributed to the death in April 2021…

October 12, 2023
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  • falsely-accused-of-crime
  • miscarriages-of-justice

Statement From Lee Castleton, Core Participant In The Post Office Horizon IT Inquiry And Former Sub-Postmaster At The Marine Drive Sub-Post Office, A ‘Case Study’

Lee Castleton, former sub-postmaster at Marine Drive, said: “Over two weeks (weeks beginning 19 and 26 September) the Inquiry examined the evidence on my case (one of its first ‘case…

October 5, 2023
Press Releases

HJA and The University of Law to offer free Personal Injury Clinic for local communities

The University of Law Personal Injury Clinic can be contacted at lac-north@law.ac.uk or you can leave a message on 01483 216115 Daniel Denton, Partner and Personal Injury Solicitor at Hodge…

October 4, 2023
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