Hodge Jones & Allen grows family practice with new partner hire
Posted on: 29th March 2017
London law firm Hodge Jones & Allen has appointed family law partner, Jeetesh Patel, from Rollingsons Solicitors, where he was head of family law and a senior associate.
Jeetesh has over 15 years’ experience advising on matrimonial and related family law matters and has developed a practice representing those earning high incomes and international clients. He specialises in privately funded financial provision matters, the international aspects of divorce, complex private proceedings involving children, cohabitation and same sex cases, as well as inter-country adoption and international surrogacy. Jeetesh is also an accredited member of Resolution and a trained collaborative lawyer.
Hodge Jones & Allen’s family team, headed by partner Jacqueline Major now comprises three partners and five solicitors working across the full range of family law matters, including divorce, separation, financial provision, care proceedings, disputes between parents, domestic abuse and child abduction.
Managing Partner, Vidisha Joshi says: “We are delighted to welcome Jeetesh to the firm – he has a wealth of experience advising on family matters having specialised in family law since qualifying in 2001.
“His appointment is part of our ongoing business strategy to continue to develop our successful private client family law team. He will be a significant asset to our growing family practice and his knowledge of overseas surrogacy and adoption matters will build on our capability in this area.”
Commenting on his appointment Jeetesh Patel says: “I am excited about my position at the firm and believe that the firms’ values will be of benefit to clients who are going through difficult stages in their lives.”
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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. Its senior partner is Patrick Allen and managing partner is Vidisha Joshi.
- 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.
- 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.