Adam Hodge

Adam Hodge


Department: Criminal Law

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Adam studied Law at Newcastle University and passed his Professional Skills Course, before taking up a position as a Trainee Solicitor at Freers Solicitors in 2001. He qualified as a Solicitor in 2003 and became a partner at the firm in 2008. He is now one of the Directors at Freers Askew Bunting.

Adam is head of the Criminal Department and works as a Defence Advocate in the Magistrates' court on a daily basis. He is qualified as a Duty Solicitor on the Teesside Duty Solicitor Scheme and is fully accredited to represent detained persons at the police station. Adam has also been granted his Higher Rights of Audience, which allows him to represent defendants before the crown and appeal courts.

Adam has significant experience of defending clients in matters ranging from low level road traffic offences in the magistrates' court, to serious high profile matters before the crown courts.