Hugh commenced his legal career with Woods & Co Lawyers in 2015 as a law clerk. He was admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia in early 2018, after graduating from Flinders University with a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (LLB).
Hugh regularly appears before South Australian Courts in criminal proceedings. He has developed experience with complex appellate, criminal and traffic matters including offences of Murder, Serious Organised Crime, Sexual Offences and Traffic Law Offences. He has also represented clients with disciplinary hearings having dealt with the Teachers Registration Board, the International Crime Corporation Central Authority, the Parole Board of South Australia, and the Firearms Registrar of South Australia.
In 2022, Hugh was named as a ‘Criminal Law Rising Star’ by Doyle’s Guide and was also included in an article published by The Advertiser in 2023 titled ‘Adelaide’s best up and coming criminal lawyers’.
In 2017, Hugh attended the national Australian Law Students Association (ALSA) competition in Canberra. He won the Witness Examination Competition and was named the Australian and New Zealand Champion. He becomes the second South Australian to achieve this since the competition began in 1981.
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Hugh Woods specialises in both criminal & traffic law matters in Adelaide.
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