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Specialist Solicitors And Departments At Hodge Jones & Allen Recognised By Legal 500 Directory 2024 – More Newly Ranked, More Leading Individuals And More Next Generation Partners!

Today the latest edition of Legal 500 was published and Hodge Jones & Allen’s departments and individual solicitors have been recognised.

All HJA lawyers ranked in 2023 have been recognised again and there are improved rankings for 13 of our solicitors.

Newly ranked Leading Individuals

Partners, Jacqueline Major, Family, Daniel Fitzpatrick, Housing and Sophie Bell, Housing have been newly ranked as ‘leading individuals’.

Newly ranked as New Generation Partners

Bahareh Amani, Partner, Dispute Resolution and Laura O’Brien, Partner, Criminal Defence have both been recognised as in the Legal 500 category ‘Next Generation Partner’.

First time ranked by Legal 500

Ranked for the first time – Suzanne Bird, Housing Solicitor; Joanne Candlish, Asbestos Partner; Kiran Mehta, Consultant, Criminal Defence; Sioned Wyn Roberts, Housing Solicitor, Aneela Samrai, Housing Solicitor, Edward Sharp, Housing Solicitor.

Leading Individuals

HJA’s other leading individuals are Jayesh Kunwardia, Partner and Head of Housing & Property, Jocelyn Cockburn, Partner, Civil Liberties & Human Rights (also remains in the Legal 500s Hall of Fame), Mike Schwarz, Partner, Criminal Defence, Riffat Yaqub, Partner, Personal Injury, Raj Chada, Partner and Head of Crime Team, Susie Labinjoh, Partner, Head of Civil Liberties & Human Rights.

Other HJA Recommended Lawyers

Additionally, the following solicitors were recommended

TIER 1 Departments

Crime and Social Housing Departments were once again ranked top for their work

Our crime team has been described as ‘A brilliant range of lawyers – from superlative financial crime experts to the best youth crime practitioners in the country to specialist sex lawyers and protester law work. All the lawyers are completely committed to every client and provide a fantastic level of service.’

Our housing experts were described as “…clear leaders in the field of real estate, social housing. The entire team know their housing law inside out, they are excellent to work with, and they leave no stone unturned. They are very much client focused and always keen to go the extra mile. They are an absolute pleasure to work with.”

Other HJA teams ranked

Medical Negligence, Financial Crime & Regulation, Personal Injury, Asbestos Team, Civil Liberties & Human Rights, Family and Mental Capacity & Deputyship.

The Legal 500 provides rankings based on merit. Their team of independent researchers consider cases, knowledge and expertise and speak to thousands of individuals including clients.

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