London, United Kingdom (PRWEB UK) 13 May 2014
Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce that Child Panel Member and Family Law Consultant Solicitor Carol Gibson has joined their Family Law Department in Birmingham.
Carol Gibson joined Duncan Lewis Solicitors in May 2014 and brings with over 20 years of experience in Family Law experience, practicing in areas including; Divorce, financial disputes between divorcing couples as well as those couples who live together; Adoption, Child Abduction, Declaration of Parentage, Special Guardianship Orders, Prohibited Steps and Specific Issue Orders and forced Marriage cases.
In addition to her impressive experience, Carol has been a member of the Children Panel for eleven years. This specialist qualification enables her to represent children through their Children's Guardian.
Carol’s wealth of experience gives her a well grounded overall knowledge of the problems that families face in their daily lives and has over the last 11 years specialized in representing not only children but parents whose children have been removed from their care by the local authority. She has experience in representing those parents who have mental health issues and those who have learning difficulties.
She has appeared regularly before Magistrates, District Judges, and Circuit Judges. She has also represented clients in the local High Court and the High Court in London in order to present her client’s case.
Carol will be joining the firm’s Legal 500 recommended Family and Child Care Law Department.
Carol said of her move to the firm;
“I am looking forward to working with DL which has state of the art IT and unlimited support from the care team not just in Birmingham but throughout the organisation. I am sure this will all make for efficient and timely progression of care cases which is in the best interests of all DL Clients."
About Duncan Lewis Solicitors
Duncan Lewis Solicitors, 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 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.