Jane Hodgson

“A technically excellent barrister who takes a pragmatic approach to cases” “A proven winner in matters involving vulnerable parties and the risk of adverse publicity.”

Chambers & Partners 2019 and The Legal 500 2019


Jane is a member of the Property Team of Five Paper and ranked as a leading junior in Social Housing for Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.

Prior to becoming a barrister, Jane was an officer in the Royal Navy when she gained valuable experience of working under pressure. Her practical approach to problem solving coupled with her calm and sensitive manner make her ideally suited to dealing with vulnerable witnesses. She is also highly sought after by landlords seeking pragmatic solutions to difficult cases.

Jane is a direct access barrister (she is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public).

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