Philip Hoddell > Birkett Long LLP > Colchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Birkett Long LLP
1 Amphora Place
Sheepen Road
COLCHESTER
CO3 3WG
England

Work Department

Divorce and family separation

Position

PARTNER, BIRKETT LONG STRATEGY BOARD CHAIR

Career

Philip joined the firm in 1987, becoming a Partner in 1994. He had overall responsibility for Birkett Long’s Private Client Department for 10 years and now Chairs the Strategy Board.
His professional work concentrates on all aspects of divorce and family separation, including advising in high net worth, family business and agricultural cases. Philip has been a member of the Law Society’s specialist Family Law Panel for the last 20 years.He is a trained Collaborative Lawyer.

Memberships

Former President of the Suffolk and North Essex Law Society. Member of the Court of Essex University, and a former Chairman of Colchester Round Table. Currently a governor of  Colchester Royal Grammar School.

Former member and ex Chairman of Colchester Round Table.

Education

Philip graduated from Cardiff University in 1985 and from Chester Law College in 1987

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Family: Essex

(Leading individuals)

Philip HoddellBirkett Long LLP

The family team at Birkett Long LLP has broad expertise in skillfully handling high-value and often complex divorce, child arrangement matters, and financial remedy proceedings. The team is led by the ‘committed and driven‘ Lisa Collins. Recent work highlights include a cross-border property development matter which was headed by Colchester-based head, Philip Hoddell, who is noted for his ‘sharp focus‘. Basildon-based Muntech Kaur  is commended for her ‘fantastic advice‘. Solicitor Lucy Birch joined the team this year from Pinney Talfourd LLP.