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Hodge Jones & Allen representing man in ‘viral’ police windscreen row

Law firm Hodge Jones & Allen has been appointed by the driver of a car that was allegedly attacked by a Metropolitan Police officer. The alleged attack is the subject of a video released on social media.

No one was arrested following the incident on Friday 16 September at 17:00 in North London and the Metropolitan Police has said it is investigating the footage. The officers involved have been placed on restricted duties.

Sasha Barton, civil liberties partner at the firm, says: “I can confirm that my client was not arrested. However, there will be no further comment until I have established the full facts of the incident with my client and decided what action we may take.”


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Hodge Jones and Allen

Hodge Jones and Allen is one of the UK’s most progressive law firms, renowned for doing things differently and fighting injustice.

For almost 40 years’ the firm has been at the centre of many of the UK’s landmark legal cases that have changed the lives and rights of many people.

The firm’s team of specialists have been operating across: Personal Injury, Medical Negligence, Industrial Disease, Civil Liberties, Criminal Defence, Court of Protection, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Family Law, Military Claims, Serious Fraud, Social Housing, Wills & Probate and Property Disputes.

Co-founder Patrick Allen is still at the helm of the firm he co-founded in 1977.

In 2016 the firm launched Hearing their voices – a campaign to raise awareness and build conversations around the issues and the injustices we might all face.