Christine is a senior associate in the firm's crime team.
Christine’s primary focus is representing clients at the police station and she brings over two decades of experience to this role. Her dedication to this vital work representing individuals facing serious allegations and in difficult circumstances is well known. Her contribution in this demanding area of practice has recently been further recognised, with her appointment as an associate.
Christine regularly attends the police station day or night, weekday or weekend, representing clients who are being investigated for an alleged offence. Her tenacious approach is appreciated by clients. She understands that whether they are facing an allegation of theft by shoplifting or murder, clients in police custody are in a vulnerable position and in need of her experienced and professional support.
Christine is recognised by clients and colleagues alike as going “above and beyond” for those that she represents. Often clients will contact the firm requesting Christine represent their family and friends who have been asked to attend the police station for an interview under caution.
What our clients say
"I used Stephensons for a criminal matter. My solicitor was Christine Hodge. I found her to be thoroughly professional in all aspects. Would highly recommend her/them to anyone. Wouldn’t have any hesitation in using them again in the future." - View from a satisfied client
“Provided exceptional representation and advice during a difficult time. Always on the other end of a phone to answer any worries and questions. From start to finish extremely professional” - View from a satisfied client
“I would like to send a big thank you to Christine Hodge and Andrea Woods who provided exceptional representation and advice during a difficult time, always on the other end of the phone to answer any worries and questions. From start to finish they have been extremely professional, I would recommend anyone who needed representation to contact Stephensons.” - View from a satisfied client