Qualifications: LLB, BJuris, Queensland Law Society accredited specialist, Law Institute of Victoria accredited specialist
Location: Brisbane (QLD)
Rod Hodgson is a Principal and Director of Maurice Blackburn,
and with Peter Koutsoukis, they lead the Queensland
practice, which is the largest of its kind in Australia.
Rod is passionate about the pursuit of justice and has
dedicated his legal career to achieving fair outcomes for his
clients, who would not otherwise be able to access legal
Rod has extensive knowledge of legal process and been
responsible for many law-changing and leading cases. Has also
has a particular interest in superannuation disability insurance
As an advocate providing access to justice, Rod has also been
involved in cases that benefit not only individuals but the
community as a whole. Most recently, Rod led the team
instructed by Dr
Mohamad Haneef during the Clarke Inquiry into the circumstances
surrounding his arrest and detention in 2008. He recently
assisted Dr Haneef in his wrongful detention claim.
Rod is a Queensland Law Society and Law Institute of
Victoria accredited specialist and Queensland State Committee
member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance.