Duncan Lewis Recommended in 6 Practice Areas in The Legal 500 2013:

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Duncan Lewis have been recommended as a leading law firm after receiving recommendations in 6 areas of legal practice in the 2013 Legal 500 Directory Awards.

The Legal 500, a worldwide client's guide to the best law firms & lawyers, has lauded Duncan Lewis as an “excellent” UK law firm and has highly recommended a number of the firm’s lawyers across the sectors of Immigration Human Rights, Business Immigration, Public Law, Family, Child Care & Housing Legal Departments.

The Legal 500 service provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage that is available on legal service providers in 100 countries for over 20 years.

Used commercially by companies and clients, the series is widely renowned for its astute and definitive judgement of the capabilities of featured law firms.

The Legal 500 recommendations illustrate firms that offer exceptional performance and service to their clients and Duncan Lewis, with 34 offices across London and UK nationwide, have had their service recognised for its excellency on a national scale.

Several of Duncan Lewis Solicitors and areas of practice were praised outright;

Business Immigration & Asylum / Human Rights:

"The ‘excellent’ Duncan Lewis Solicitors represents business and individual clients.
Standout individuals in the large team include ‘highly competent solicitor’ Vicash Ramkissoon; the ‘calm, industrious and reliable’ Adam Tear; and James Packer, who is ‘exceptionally diligent".

Family & Child Care:

"Duncan Lewis Solicitors conducts high-profile child abduction matters. Laila Bhunnoo is exceptional. The firm also now has the Islamic specialism of Aina Khan".

Public Law:

"Duncan Lewis Solicitors’ expertise lies in public law claims involving immigration or civil liberties issues. The excellent James Packer and solicitor Toufique Hossain are recommended".


"Duncan Lewis Solicitors provides a one-stop shop for inner-city clients from its eight London offices. Subbiah Sivapunniyam is head of housing".

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 and Chambers UK; 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@duncanlewis.com.

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