Our motto is "We give people a voice". As Solicitors serving the people we represent over 20,000 new clients a year in offices across London and in most of the major cities in the UK. We therefore take our motto very seriously indeed and do our utmost to listen to your problems first and then try our best to speak out on your behalf. We are your voice in the Courts of Justice throughout the UK.
Our solicitors and lawyers actually do care about you and are committed to providing the best possible service to you in the most caring and careful manner. Yes, we are the largest legal aid providers in the UK and yes, we have specialists solicitors in: Divorce & Childcare, Crime & Fraud, Civil Liberties & Human rights, Housing, Immigration, Litigation, Mental Health and Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Professional Regulation, Public Law but our solicitors and lawyers are not just academic specialists – they are solicitors who combine a deep knowledge of the law and its practical application to you with a firm belief in your right to legal aid and to a committed representation throughout your matter. Our solicitors place service to the public above all else and are able to advise on the best possible course of funding in the event you do not qualify for legal aid. Our rates are competitive and we can also explore the opportunity to fund your case on a fixed fee, through insurance and or on a no win no fee.
When you come to Duncan Lewis you come to a place where there are over 250 qualified solicitors (most of whom are Law Society Panel accredited or equivalent), over 240, trainee solicitors, legal executives, barristers and support staff who are willing to take the time to listen to your problem, evaluate it correctly in terms of the law and where possible to speak out on your behalf and present your point of view in the best light and achieve legal remedies which correctly and properly address your problem.
Our solicitors will always give of their best and will always try just that little bit harder on your behalf. Our solicitors are here to listen, help and to give you a voice. Duncan Lewis has the Law Society Lexcel, Investors in People Gold Standard quality marks and is also ranked and recommended in the Legal 500 since 2010 and ranked in Chambers UK 2013.
Legal 500 2013, a worldwide client's guide to the best law firms & lawyers, recognises Duncan Lewis as an 'excellent' UK leading law firm and highly recommends a number of our lawyers across our Immigration, Public Law, Family, Child Care & Housing Legal Departments. Published for over 20 years, the Legal 500 Service provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage available on legal services providers in over 100 countries. Used commercially by companies and clients, the series is widely renowned for its definitive judgment of law firm capabilities.
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.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors conducts high-profile child abduction matters, such as 2013’s Re Y. Laila Bhunnoo is exceptional, and relates very well to the child in person’. The firm also now has the Islamic specialism of Aina Khan.
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.