Arthur D. Hodgson, LL.B.

Arthur D.O. Hodgson, J.P., a scholar, educator, real estate and business developer and politician, brings a wealth of experience to the practice of law in Bermuda. A former member of Bermuda Parliament, former Cabinet Minister, Rhodes Scholar and commercial lawyer with nearly 25 years of experience practicing in Bermuda, he brings depth and practical experience to the firm. He specializes in property law, private client matters, regulatory and commercial matters.

Mr. Hodgson’s academic background has taken him to the U.S.A., U.K. and Caribbean. An outstanding student, Mr. Hodgson became a Bermuda Scholar upon graduating from the Berkeley Institute. He then graduated from Michigan State University, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. Mr.Hodgson then earned the distinction of being selected as a ‘Rhodes Scholar’ from Bermuda. He graduated from Oxford University in England, where he studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics, and he also holds a degree in Education from the University of Guyana.

Mr. Hodgson studied law at the University of Buckingham in the U.K., where he was awarded a Bachelor of Laws Degree. He attended the Middle Temple in London and was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales, and to the Bermuda Bar in 1987.

Mr. Hodgson commenced his legal career in Bermuda with the law firm Richards, Francis and Francis, where he became a partner. He has served on the Bermuda Bench as a Magistrate in the Family Court. He subsequently established the boutique firm Richmond Law Offices to conduct legal consulting work and now practices with Apex Law Group Ltd., Barristers & Attorneys, the firm that resulted from the merger of Richmond Law Offices with the law office Lynda Milligan-Whyte & Associates.

Mr. Hodgson has served as Minister of the Environment and, more recently, Chairman of a Bermuda Government’s Round Table on ‘Sustainable Development.’ He is presently serving as Chairman of the Hamilton Parish Council and Chairman of the Bermuda Missions Trust.

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