About Patrick Allen
Patrick Allen qualified as a solicitor in 1977. In the same year he founded Hodge Jones & Allen in Camden with Henry Hodge and Peter Jones.
The ethos of the firm has always been to help people assert and defend their rights, correct miscarriages of justice and resolve personal legal matters to get the very best for our clients. Hodge Jones & Allen now has over 230 staff.
For over 30 years Patrick has specialised in complex personal injury and multi-party cases including Gulf War illness claims for UK veterans, MMR and Sheep Dip multi-party actions and played a lead role in the King’s Cross and Marchioness Litigation. Patrick acted for families in the second New Cross Fire inquest and compensation claims for miscarriage of justice cases against the Home Office including the Bridgewater Four. More recently he has been involved with the Grenfell fire litigation.
Patrick was President of APIL 2003-2004 and APIL Law Society Council Member 2002-2006. He sat as a Deputy District Judge from 1998 to 2014. He acts a deputy for brain injured clients.
In 2017, Patrick received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Solicitors Journal https://www.hja.net/news-and-insights/press-releases/patrick-allen-receives-lifetime-achievement-award/#:~:text=Patrick%20Allen%2C%20senior%20partner%20at,at%20the%20Solicitors%20Journal%20Awards.
Patrick writes and lectures on personal injury law, costs and management. He is a New Law Journal columnist.
Patrick enjoys playing the piano, windsurfing, growing vegetables and watching Arsenal FC.
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