Elizabeth Hodgetts

Call: 1998


Consistently ranked as a Leading Junior in Chambers and Partners UK Legal Directory since 2008, Elizabeth practices exclusively in Employment Law. She is described as follows: 

  • “A formidable cross-examiner with a razor-sharp mind.” – Legal 500 2019
  • “Knowledgeable advocate.” and “Her paperwork and drafting is spot on” – Chambers and Partners 2019
  • She’s very thorough; an extremely intellectual individual who provides advice in a very practical fashion instead of just stating the law.” and “She always blows my socks off with the clarity of her advice.” – Chambers & Partners 2018
  • “She is intellectually savvy and very clued-up – there was never an issue which she could not unravel and simplify.” “Very good with witnesses and she can deal with them across different levels of understanding. She also cross-examines very well.” – Chambers & Partners 2017
  • “She has extremely good advocacy skills and a good level of expertise in public sector work, and is able to build a strong rapport with all of our clients.” “She is technically fantastic.” – Chambers & Partners 2015
  • ‘continues to impress with her savvy and strategic cross-examination style. Highly regarded by lay and professional clients, she is tough and always ready to do the nitty-gritty work‘ – Chambers and Partners, 2013 
  • ‘a ferocious litigator with many a fan amongst instructing solicitors due to her no-nonsense approach and extensive knowledge of respondent employment law litigation’ – Chambers and Partners, 2012
  • ‘highly rated with a large amount of public sector respondent work’ – Chambers and Partners, 2011
  • ‘forthright, meticulous and attentive, she is well known for getting the job done’ – Chambers and Partners, 2009 

Qualifications and Appointments:

  • University of Oxford (Mansfield College) : BA Hons, Exhibitioner, MA
  • Harmsworth Scholar and Exhibitioner of Middle Temple
  • Attorney General’s Panel of Regional Counsel: appointed 2012; reappointed 2018 (‘A’ Panel)

My Expertise