The Legal 500 Directory announced its rankings for their Legal 500 UK 2021 Directory yesterday with Hodge Jones & Allen recognised in 10 practice areas and the Personal Injury Team moving up to Tier 2.
“Our teams are still at the forefront of legal practice which is wonderful for us and, as a founding member of the firm I am pleased that HJA continues to go from strength to strength. We have an array of talented solicitors who defend the rights of people across all areas of society. All with a common desire to help people with their legal needs and pursue access to justice” said Patrick Allen, Senior Partner.
Leticia Williams, Head of the Personal Injury team was delighted by the news. “I am so proud of all the work our 24 strong team undertake and pleased that we have been recognised for having our clients best interest at our heart. This is very important to all in the team as we strive to gain justice and compensation for our clients, each day. This will definitely be a well-deserved boost for our team who devote all their time to supporting those affected by personal injury and achieving the right outcome for them”
The testimonials given included the following: “They are prepared to take on difficult cases and always have their clients’ best interests at heart.” “This team has a varied practice with experience across the board of personal injury claims, including some unusual and high profile cases.”
For our other teams, the firm’s Criminal Defence and Social Housing teams retained their top tier status. The Criminal Defence team, led by Raj Chada were described as “A standout firm in every way. A brilliant combination of hard hitting legal aid work with passionate lawyers who fight tooth and nail for vulnerable clients”
The Housing team, led by Jayesh Kunwardia were described as follows “In the last few years, the social housing team at Hodge Jones and Allen has gone from strength to strength and are now one of the largest and most prominent firms in this sector. They have been involved in some of the most notable cases before the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in the last couple of years. They have managed to balance taking on new trainees but maintaining an exceptionally high level of internal training. They are forward-thinking and always at the cutting edge of legal developments.“
Further special celebrations within the firm today too for all our brilliant HJA lawyers who have been recognised across all the Legal 500 categories of Hall of Fame, Leading Individuals, Key Lawyers and Next Generation Lawyers.
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