I was amazed and delighted and humbled to receive a OBE (Officer of the order of the British Empire) in the Queen's Birthday Honours today for "services to international family law".
It was never expected and when I got the letter about four weeks ago it didn't really sink in. I had to read the list a second time when it was published just before midnight!
I have had incredible opportunities throughout my career and worked with some wonderful lawyers for which I am exceedingly grateful. I have always tried to share what I have learned. I feel this is an official recognition of the huge work being done by so many family lawyers to improve the way we deal with family disputes in England and internationally.
More details in my press release: https://www.davidhodson.com/wp-content/uploads/files/pressrelease1.pdf