London, United Kingdom (PRWEB UK) 24 October 2013
Duncan Lewis, who recently ranked in the prestigious Legal 500 2013, a worldwide client's guide to the best law firms & lawyers, announced earlier this month the opening of their new office in the Newport Road area of Cardiff.
Despite recent cuts to legal aid access, Duncan Lewis continues its commitment to providing legal aid publicly funded social welfare work. The new Cardiff office offers services and solicitors who have extensive experience assisting vulnerable clients in legal areas including; Immigration & Asylum, Family & Child Care, Housing Landlord & Tenant and Mental Health Law.
The new Cardiff office will help Duncan Lewis to continue assisting members of the public who have been the victim of domestic abuse in matrimonial cases; assisting parents and guardians in cases where children risk going into social care; homelessness and unlawful eviction and housing repossession cases where a victim risks the loss of their homes and the representation of victims of trafficking and asylum seekers detained seeking bail and the right to settle and work.
Commenting in regards to the opening of the new Duncan Lewis Cardiff office, Practice Director, Jason Bruce states; “With an excellent reputable private & corporate practice recommended and recognised by Legal 500, the opening of our new Cardiff office has derived from a simple mission – to ensure the continued provision of legal aid and high quality access to justice to all.”
About Duncan Lewis
Duncan Lewis, established in 1998, is the largest civil legal aid practice in the UK and one of the country's fastest growing firms of solicitors, serving both corporate entities and private individuals from 34 offices across London and throughout the UK. A recommended leading law firm by Law Society Lexcel, Legal 500; Duncan Lewis employs over 500 members of staff and was the first law firm to achieve the Investors in People Gold Quality Standard Mark in 2009. Representing over 25,000 clients per year, the company has an excellent reputation in the Administrative Court, High Court and Court of Appeal in the Immigration, Public law and Family/Child Care jurisdictions.
Established areas of law are: business immigration, child care, civil liberties, clinical negligence, community care, crime and fraud, dispute resolution, debt and insolvency, employment, family and divorce, housing, asylum and immigration, litigation, mental health, personal injury, prison law, professional negligence, public law and administrative law, regulatory matters and welfare benefits.
For more information please visit http://www.duncanlewis.com or contact Practice Director Jason Bruce on jasonb(at)duncanlewis(dot)com.