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With over 35 years’ experience across several practice areas, popular Social Housing Barrister Martin Hodgson is dedicated to using the law to champion his clients’ rights, and fight injustice. An exceptionally experienced and respected lawyer, Martin has a deep understanding of many areas of law, including Civil, Family and Criminal Law, and has specialised in Social and Private Housing and related Public Law litigation for the last 20 years. Martin has a particular interest in the relationship between housing and family life, and is committed to protecting private sector tenants from unscrupulous landlords. Martin was a finalist in the 2019 Legal aid lawyer of the year awards in the category of Legal aid Barrister of the year, described by the winner as ‘an unsung hero of the Bar.’ In the past Martin has given seminars to solicitors on aspects of housing, family and personal injury law. He firmly believes that homelessness and the threat of homelessness is a devastating blow to family life and will always try to make himself available to assist where loss of the home is at risk. He accepts work from direct access clients.


Year of call: 1980




Polytechnic of Central London (BA (Hons) Law); Inns of Court School of Law (Bar vocational course).


Enjoying the company of my family and friends, travel, scuba diving.