Jane Hodge

Consultant Solicitor, Family & Sports Law

Jane is a lawyer with 25 years experience in a variety of areas of law and  specialises in all aspects of family law, with particular expertise in high net worth divorce cases and cases involving business issues and immigration issues. 

Jane is an accredited mediator and provides a blend of empathetic and supportive approach with academic expertise to her clients cases.

Additionally, following her passion for sport and particularly football, she can advise and assist with regulatory issues for clubs and associations in any sport and as an experienced advocate, she can represent players and clubs in disciplinary hearings.

As a former Director of a National League South club she has relevant personal experience of the variety of legal issues and challenges that non league football provides.

As a committee member of Forces Law, an organisation dedicated to providing specialist legal advice to the armed forces, Jane can also offer expertise in Armed Forces Pensions on divorce, Military Crime and Courts Martial.

Specialist expertise

Family law

  • Divorce and financial issue
  • Children residence / contact disputes
  • International children disputes
  • Civil Partnership dissolution
  • Co-habitee disputes regarding property with or without children involved
  • Domestic abuse including injunctions
  • Pre and post nuptial agreement
  • Forced marriage protection

Sports Law

  • Regulatory issues (club and individuals)
  • Disciplinary issues/hearings (club and individuals)
  • Sporting injury
  • Doping control
  • Pre Contract advice
  • Contract disputes
  • Settlement agreements

Memberships/appointments

  • Resolution accredited specialist in complex financial remedies and domestic abuse
  • Member of the British Association of Sports Lawyers
  • Trustee of Relate Portsmouth and District
  • Trustee of the Society of Mediators, 218 Strand

Living within the South Downs national park, she loves the country life, walking and cycling and gardening, making cakes and cooking for friends and family.

Outside of office hours, Jane is a keen football fan, a life long Pompey support and currently heavily involved in non-league football as she is the treasurer of Gosport Borough Football Club in the Football conference South league. Going to away games gives her the chance to visit more unusual parts of the UK and often combines an away game with a mini break weekend!

Living in the new Forest, she loves the country life, walking and cycling and gardening, baking cakes and cooking for friends and family.