The History of Hodders

Date and Significant Events in History

Hodders Solicitors Significant Events

1872

The first ever final of the FA Cup, the world’s oldest football competition took place. Wanderers F.C. defeated Royal Engineers A.F.C. 1–0 at The Oval in Kennington, London.
 
 
 
The Royal Engineers team that played the FA Cup Final

Thomas Harley Jones, our original founder, qualified as a solicitor aged 22/23 years old.

He immediately began practising as a sole practitioner.

1900

Whilst in the midst of the Boer War, the first edition of Daily Express was published and Great Britain won 15 medals at the Paris Olympics.

Harley Rayner Hodder our second co-founder, qualified as a solicitor aged 22 years old.

 

1901

Thomas Harley Jones an Harley Rayner Hodders join forces and create the firm Harley Rayner Hodder and begin practising at 76 Finsbury Pavement, London.

 

1932

H R Hodder and Sons is formed when Harley’s son John Rayner Hodder joins the firm.

1933

By 1933,  H R Hodder and Sons are showing in the Law Society archives as having 3 offices, at 76 Finsbury Pavement in London, Harlesden and Harrow.

1933

H R Hodder and Sons buy the practice of Edgar H Hiscock in Craven Park, London, NW10.

1975

H R Hodder and Sons became Hodders Law

1990

Hodders Law acquired new premises at 162 Church Road Willesden.

1994

Hodders Law acquired the practice of R Ormsby Taylor and Co at 311 Harrow Road.

1998

Hodders Law acquired the practice of TW Lynch and Co at 50 Station Road, the site of our current Head Office.

2003

Hodders Law acquired the practice of Regan and Co the current site of our Battersea Office

2011

Hodders Law was incorporated to form Hodders Law Limited

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