Matthew Hodson > Hardwicke Chambers Limited > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Hardwicke Chambers Limited
HARDWICKE BUILDING, NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3SB
England

Position

Matthew is a commercial barrister with particular expertise in company and shareholder disputes, commercial contractual claims, insolvency and employment issues including employee competition work. He also has niche specialisms in contentious trust and probate work.

Memberships

  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Chancery Bar Association
  • London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association

Education

  • University College London, BSc Mathematics
    PGDL, BVC, College of Law
  • Mediator (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators accredited)
  • Chairman of the Tribunal of Travelling Showmen (2014 – )

Leisure

Out of chambers, Matthew is often to be found up mountains, completing long distance walks or leading expeditions abroad. He is also a keen tennis and football player and glory hunting Burnley fan. As well as his sport, he dabbles in computer programming and gardening.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Employment

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Matthew HodsonHardwickeA diligent, capable barrister who provides excellent practical advice, is very approachable and responsive, and strikes up good relations with clients.

London Bar > Set overviews: England and Wales

Multidisciplinary set Hardwicke, which has particular expertise across the construction, professional negligence, and property litigation space, has had an eventful year, becoming a limited company and announcing plans to move to One Gray’s Inn in mid 2021. The set’s expansion plans have continued with the arrival of Mark O’Grady from Lamb Chambers, and Philipp Simon and Faisel Sadiq from Ely Place. Chambers management has also expanded with the hiring of Zoe Mellor as Practice Operations Director. In other recent news, the set has celebrated the appointment of five new Recorders: Jamal Demachkie, Andrew Skelly, Matthew Hodson (South Eastern, Crime), Rupert Higgins (Midland, Family), and Alison Meacher (South Eastern, Family).

Regional Bar > Set overviews: England and Wales

Multidisciplinary set Hardwicke, which has particular expertise across the construction, professional negligence, and property litigation space, has had an eventful year, becoming a limited company and announcing plans to move to One Gray’s Inn in mid 2021. The set’s expansion plans have continued with the arrival of Mark O’Grady from Lamb Chambers, and Philipp Simon and Faisel Sadiq from Ely Place. Chambers management has also expanded with the hiring of Zoe Mellor as Practice Operations Director. In other recent news, the set has celebrated the appointment of five new Recorders: Jamal Demachkie, Andrew Skelly, Matthew Hodson (South Eastern, Crime), Rupert Higgins (Midland, Family), and Alison Meacher (South Eastern, Family).