London, United Kingdom (PRWEB UK) 21 August 2014
Legal 500 recommended Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce that Adam Tear, Director of the firm’s Public Law Department has been shortlisted for the Law Society Excellence Awards prestigious Solicitor Advocate of the Year award for 2014.
The Law Society Excellence Awards exhibits the best work in the legal profession. The work of nominated lawyers and firms will be judged by the Law Society’s own panel of expert judges and the awards will be given based on their decisions at the Law Society Excellence Awards 2014 Ceremony on the 9th October.
Adam's 2014 shortlisting in the Law Society Excellence Awards sees him receiving the impressive nomination for the second year running, following his nomination for the same award in 2013.
A spokesperson for Duncan Lewis Solicitors stated in regards to Adam’s nomination;
“Adam is very pleased to be shortlisted for the second year running for Solicitor Advocate of the Year, underlining his continued commitment to develop his advocacy and to achieve the highest standards in advocacy before the higher courts.”
This year’s nomination is another addition to Adam’s increasing list of industry accolades; including appointment to the Committee of the Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates in November 2013 and Legal 500 2013 recommendation who described him as ‘Calm, industrious and reliable’.
Adam challenges public authorities both as a solicitor and as an advocate, in a wide area of law; spanning the areas of Public Law, Immigration and Civil Liberties & Human Rights.
Adam is qualified under the Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme as a Level 3 Advanced Caseworker and Supervisor which is the highest level of accreditation in the Immigrationand Asylum Accreditation Scheme (IAAS).
Adam further specialises in prison law cases, and other challenges to authorities were no right of appeal exists. Adam has a developed practice in Regulatory law, having represented a number of professionals in dealings with professional bodies.
About Duncan Lewis
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.