Hodge Jones & Allen Appoints New Partners To Personal Injury & Dispute Resolution Teams
Daniel Denton and Reema Chugh have joined Hodge Jones & Allen as partners in the Personal Injury & Dispute Resolution teams on Tuesday, 9 May and Tuesday, 2 May respectively. Daniel Denton joins as a highly experienced serious injury lawyer after acting for countless claimants over the last twenty years. Reema Chugh is a highly ambitious Litigation Solicitor, accredited Mediator and a Visiting University Lecturer who acts for private individuals, SMEs, PLCs, Ltd companies, directors, shareholders, property managing agents, surveyors, landlords, tenants, investors and construction companies in their property and commercial disputes.
Daniel brings a wealth of experience in handling serious road traffic injury claims, workplace accidents, amputation, brain and head injury cases. Daniel joins Hodge Jones & Allen from Slater & Gordon, where he worked between 2013 and 2023. At Slater & Gordon Daniel acted in a variety of roles, including CILEX, Senior Associate, and Principal Lawyer. Prior to that, he gained experience at Fentons Solicitors, Thompsons, and Rowley Ashworth.
Daniel began his career as a Chartered Legal Executive, working on cases and with different teams to rise through the ranks. As a Senior Associate and Principal Lawyer, Daniel successfully handled complex caseloads of catastrophic injury cases and lead a team of specialist PI solicitors.
Reema joins Hodge Jones & Allen from Axiom DWFM, where she gained experience as a Senior Associate. She has also acted as the Head of Litigation at leading firms in Oxfordshire and Bedfordshire. Reema specialises in Property related and Commercial disputes.
Reema previously spent time working in India at the High Court, where she shadowed advocates. There she gained a wider knowledge on the international perspective of law and how it is enforced. She is fluent in Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu, allowing her to understand and effectively communicate with a wide group of clients.
Patrick Allen, Senior Partner at Hodge Jones & Allen, said: “I am delighted to welcome two new partners, Daniel and Reema, to the HJA team as we continue to strengthen our offer to clients. We have an incredible group of partners who give so much time and energy to supporting their clients and specialist legal teams. Fighting for what’s right remains at the core of our firm and all who join us support our ethos and values.”
Daniel Denton, Partner at Hodge Jones & Allen, commented: “I have been looking forward to joining Hodge Jones & Allen’s large and well-known team of personal injury solicitors. They have been successfully handling PI cases for over 45 years and have a strong reputation for getting good results for their clients. I am looking forward to working with Leticia and the team to do what I do best – fight for my clients.”
Leticia Williams, Head of Hodge Jones & Allen’s Personal Injury Team adds: “Dan’s arrival will add further strength to our already hugely experienced team, which includes Riffat Yaqub, Ken Brough, Anne Sanders and Louise Jukes. He believes in our dedicated approach to secure effective rehabilitation and treatment for our clients and clear litigation strategies. His involvement with charities and other community groups fits well with our own values of providing active support wherever we can. Our team is busy and we hope Dan’s experience will allow him to ‘hit the ground running’ to deal with cases coming to Hodge Jones & Allen.”
Reema Chugh, Partner at Hodge Jones & Allen, said: “I am very pleased to be joining the Dispute Resolution team at Hodge Jones & Allen. I look forward to continuing to serve a diverse range of clients, helping them to manage what is often a stressful and complex process. The team at Hodge Jones & Allen are known for their dedication to their cases, and I know that in this position I will be able to help so many.”
Chun Wong, Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution at Hodge Jones & Allen, commented: “Reema will be an excellent addition to the Dispute Resolution team. Her strong litigation background and passion for making things right will serve her well here at HJA. Her involvement with the Society of Construction Law and her knowledge of multiple languages will make her an important asset to our team.”
Hodge Jones & Allen now has 47 partners and a total of 243 lawyers and support staff.