Hugh began his career with top 20 City law firm, Bird & Bird. He went on to found Fleet Solicitors in 2006, which was, at the time, one of the first niche litigation practices in the country. Hugh is firm's Managing Partner.
Aside from his managerial duties, he remains an active fee earner handling a wide range of disputes, particularly in the areas of property litigation, contentious probate and insurance related work. For many years he has ranked two major insurers, Allianz Insurance Plc and Arag Plc as clients.
Hugh is a member of the Law Society, the Property Litigation Association, the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association, the Gloucestershire & Wiltshire Law Society, the Devon & Cornwall Law Society and the Monmouthshire Law Society.
In November 2018, Hugh was announced as Runner up in the Lawyer of the Year 2018 category of the Gloucestershire and Wiltshire Incorporated Law Society Legal Excellence Awards.
Outside work, he can be found either enjoying time with his family or participating in various country pursuits in rural Gloucestershire.