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Edward Hodgson

Associate

Edward Hodgson
BIOGRAPHY & EXPERTISE
Ed joined Corker Binning as an Associate in September 2023, having qualified at a leading human rights firm in the same year.

Edward Hodgson has represented in a range of matters including murder and other offences against the person, sexual offences and offences relating to protest, firearms and terrorism.

Areas of expertise

Edward advises in a variety of complex and often high profile International law cases in addition to his advice and representation of individuals involved in criminal investigations and litigation in England & Wales.

He has advised in high-profile fraud investigations and trials, has represented individuals in confiscation and restraint proceedings and also has experience acting for both suspects and witnesses in criminal and regulatory investigations instituted by the Serious Fraud Office, Financial Conduct Authority and Trading Standards.

He has an interest in extradition, and particularly cases involving arguments relating to prison conditions and the right to a fair trial. He has an interest in cases relating to national security, having assisted in the representation of a client challenging search warrants made under the Official Secrets Act 1911.

WORK HIGHLIGHTS
  • Assisting in the representation of a former CEO accused of conspiracy to defraud and false accounting in one of the country’s largest private prosecutions in the Crown Court and Court of Appeal.
  • Assisting in the representation of a client charged with serious offences under the Terrorism Act 2006.
  • Assisting in the giving of advice of potential criminal liability as to encouraging or assisting suicide.
  • Assisting in the representation of the subject of an FCA investigation into insider dealing.
  • Assisting in the representation of an interested person in a sensitive and high profile inquest.
  • Assisting in the representation of a client who is charged with murder following the alleged shaking of his infant child.
Career

Ed graduated from the University of Nottingham with a first-class honours degree in English. He completed the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course (part-time) at BPP University and was awarded a Distinction in both. He was called to the Bar in 2020, having been awarded an Inner Temple Exhibition Scholarship, Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Award and an Academic Scholarship by the City Law School during the BPTC.

Before qualifying as a solicitor, Ed had a previous career in publishing.

  • Assisting in the representation of a former CEO accused of conspiracy to defraud and false accounting in one of the country’s largest private prosecutions in the Crown Court and Court of Appeal.
  • Assisting in the representation of a client charged with serious offences under the Terrorism Act 2006.
  • Assisting in the giving of advice of potential criminal liability as to encouraging or assisting suicide.
  • Assisting in the representation of the subject of an FCA investigation into insider dealing.
  • Assisting in the representation of an interested person in a sensitive and high profile inquest.
  • Assisting in the representation of a client who is charged with murder following the alleged shaking of his infant child.