Duncan Lewis Immigration Department Members receive Law Society Level 2 Accreditation

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Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce that several members of the firm’s Immigration and Public Law Departments have received Law Society Immigration and Asylum Law Level 2 Accreditation status.

Law Society Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme

Law Society Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme

It is always pleasing to know, especially in this climate of Legal Aid cuts, that we are seeing such talented, hard working individuals committed to Immigration and Asylum law.

Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce that several of the firm’s Immigration and Public Law staff have recently been awarded Law Society Immigration and Asylum Law Level 2 Accreditation status joining the firm’s 152 already accredited Level 2 spanning their Immigration and Public Law departments nationwide.

The Law Society Immigration and Asylum Law Accreditation scheme covers all areas of Immigration and Asylum work. Accredited members of the scheme will have shown that they have and will maintain a high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice satisfactory to the Law Society’s level of recognition.

The firm’s recently accredited staff are;

Sheroy Zaq- Public Law Caseworker, Harrow
Krishma Bathia- Immigration Caseworker, Harrow
Joanna Sherman- Immigration Caseworker, Lewisham
Betty Mwamuye- Immigration Solicitor, Dalston
Smit Kumar- Immigration Solicitor, Dalston
Kat Hacker- Public Law Supervisor
Rajni Choda- Immigration Supervisor

Duncan Lewis Head of Department and Public Law Solicitor Toufique Hossain added;

“It is always pleasing to know, especially in this climate of Legal Aid cuts, that we are seeing such talented, hard working individuals committed to Immigration and Asylum law. It is important now, more than ever, that these bright individuals come through the ranks in what are difficult ever-changing areas of law.”

Duncan Lewis is one of the UK’s leading firms of
Immigration Lawyers and is also a leading provider of Legal Aid Services in the UK. The firm’s Immigration and Public Law Departments have been recommended by the Legal 500 as “excellent” and “expertise” respectively. The further Level 2 accreditation of a number of the firm’s staff fortifies the firms ability to offer specialist legal services across these two areas on matters including; Individual Immigration; Asylum, Human Rights and Appeals; Detention and The Fast Track Process and Business Immigration.

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.

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