Jodie is an associate solicitor in the housing and property litigation team and has experience in a range of housing and property matters, including landlord and tenant, disrepair, possession and homelessness work. Jodie accepts instructions from both private and legally aided clients.
Jodie previously worked as a paralegal at an international law firm, where she assisted in advising high-net-worth individuals in complex litigation cases. Jodie completed her training contract in 2015, having specialised in housing, family, personal injury and human rights law. During her training contract, Jodie worked on several high profile media cases and public enquiries. Jodie also created an evening legal advice clinic at the Citizens’ Advice Bureau, where several leading firms provide legal advice to disadvantaged individuals.
Jodie qualified as a solicitor and joined Russell-Cooke in September 2015; she has a keen interest in social justice and volunteers at several law community projects.
- Evictions - advising tenants of the West Hendon estate regarding threatened evictions due to the regeneration of the area
- Applications for housing - assisting homeless clients to make applications for housing to their Local Authority
- Appeal Local Authority - helping clients to appeal Local Authority decisions with regard to their eligibility for housing
- Housing suitability - advising disabled and vulnerable clients with regard to the suitability of their housing
- Possession proceedings - assisting landlords and tenants regarding possession proceedings
- Breaches of covenant - advising and representing lessors and lessees regarding breaches of covenant
- Member of the Housing Law Practitioners’ Association
- Degree in English Literature from Warwick University and achieved distinctions in both her GDL and LPC