London, United Kingdom (PRWEB UK) 3 July 2014
Duncan Lewis Solicitors, a Legal 500 recommended law firm, have secured Legal Aid Mental Health contracts in 5 procurement areas across the UK.
The firm have secured contracts in the areas: the Midlands & East England, South West, North, South & South East and Wales.
In securing these contracts the firm will be able to continue to provide mental health legal services to those being compulsorily detained under the Mental Health Act 1983, including free legal advice and assistance.
Mental Health Law is a highly specialised legal area. Duncan Lewis have operated a successful Mental Health Law department for several years and will be able to continue to offer their services to vulnerable clients across the UK.
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 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.