Child Care News

 

Duncan Lewis:Child CareSexual abuse in the spotlight (25 November 2016)

 

Investigation into Metropolitan Police declares 'failings' inchild sexual abuse cases and football sexual abuse claims leads to creation of a new hotline for the NSPCC.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis’ Family & Child Care Director Emine Mehmet receives 2016 Family Law Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year award (24 November 2016)

 

Legal 500 “Top Tier” firm Duncan Lewis Solicitors are extremely pleased to announce that Family & Child Care Director Emine Mehmet was awarded the Family Law Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year award at the recent 6th annual Family Law Awards.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis’ Family & Child Care Solicitor Emily Wright Achieves Law Society’s Children Law Panel Membership (21 November 2016)

 

Duncan Lewis Solicitors are extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Family & Child Care Solicitor Emily Wright to the Law Society’s Children Law Panel.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis’ Family & Child Care Solicitor Jaswinder Kalsi is awarded the Society of Asian Lawyers’ Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award (21 November 2016)

 

Legal 500 “Top Tier” firm Duncan Lewis Solicitors are extremely pleased to announce that on Saturday, 19th November 2016, Family & Child Care Solicitor Jaswinder Kalsi received the Society of Asian Lawyers’ Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareChildren with difficult behaviour can become victims of ‘Witchcraft’ Child Abuse (16 November 2016)

 

It is our experience that a number of care applications are issued by Local Authorities due to physical abuse to children as a result of ‘Witchcraft Child Abuse’. As practitioners we have to be very much aware that this form of physical abuse exists. We also have a duty to recognise the signs where such form of punishment has been applied in order to protect children and be able to represent parents and children adequately.
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Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis’ Alexander Henderson discusses Islamophobia and Radicalisation at The Halo Project Event in Teesside (14 November 2016)

 

Alexander Henderson of Duncan Lewis works closely with the ‘Halo Project’, based in Teesside, whose work focuses on protecting vulnerable women who are seeking to flee domestic abuse, forced marriage or female genital mutilation. . Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareProfessor Alexis Jay refuses to ignore the past in child abuse inquiry (19 October 2016)

 

One of the UK’s most controversial inquiries has stated that there will be no reductions in their broad scope, and they will continue to investigate the past. . Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis Solicitors welcomes back new Family and Childcare Director Laila Bhunnoo (12 October 2016)

 

Recognised by Legal 500 2016 for their expertise in family & childcare matters, Duncan Lewis are pleased to welcome back to the firm Director of Family & Childcare, Laila Bhunnoo.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis Child Care Solicitor Emily Wright achieves Law Society Children Panel Accreditation (8 September 2016)

 

Recognised by Legal 500 as a leading matrimonial practice and an undoubted force in international children law, Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce that Child Care Solicitor Emily Wright has achieved the prestigious Children Panel Accreditation.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareLegal 500 National Law Firm Duncan Lewis appoints Jasbir Raindi as Director of Family and Child Care for Milton Keynes (19 July 2016)

 

Recognised by Legal 500 2015 Edition as “an undoubted force in international children law and winner of the 5th Annual Jordan’s Family Law Firm of the Year Award”, Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce that Jasbir Raindi has recently been appointed as a Director of Family and Childcare for the company’s Milton Keynes’ branch.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareThe Art of Making the Perfect Bundle (30 June 2016)

 

Court bundles, although perhaps not the most titillating of topics, are a key component in litigation. If made properly, and available in good time, a bundle has the potential to imbue a Judge with confidence that you have considered and prepared your case with competence. Once the trial is over and all the submissions have been made, your bundle remains with the Judge as he/she considers their Judgment. If the Court fails to be impressed with your bundle, there is the potential for censure, the making of adverse costs orders against you, or your firm being named and shamed.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis Solicitors to Offer Monthly Free Legal Advice Clinic in Birmingham from March 2016 (1 March 2016)

 

Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce the launch of a monthly free Legal Advice Clinic in their Birmingham office from March 2015.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis Solicitors pleased to Welcome Director Meena Kumari to their Bradford Family & Childcare Law Team (9 February 2016)

 

Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to introduce Bradford-based Director Meena Kumari as the newest member of their Legal 500 recommended Family & Childcare practice.


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Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis appoint New Directors Lucy Philps- Tate and Sophie Fretten (9 December 2015)

 

Legal 500 “Leading Law Firm” Duncan Lewis are pleased to announce the appointment of Lucy Philps- Tate and Sophie Fretten as Public Law and Family & Childcare Directors respectively.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis Pleased to Announce Appointment of New Family & Childcare Directors (18 November 2015)

 

Duncan Lewis Solicitors are extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Tashvinder Reel and Abbid Majeed as Directors in the firm’s Family & Childcare Department.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis’ Birmingham based Family & Childcare Director Krina Parmar receives Chambers UK 2016 Leading Lawyer recommendation (3 November 2015)

 

Duncan Lewis Solicitors is pleased to announce that Director Krina Parmar has been recognised by Chambers UK 2016 as a Leading Up and Coming Individual for her Family and Childcare work in Birmingham and the surrounding areas. . Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis Solicitors Win 2015 Jordans Family Law Firm of the Year Award (9 October 2015)

 

Legal 500 Leading Family & Childcare Law Firm Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce that they have been awarded the 5th Annual 2015 Jordans Publishing Family Law Firm of the Year 2015 award.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis retains its Legal 500 ranking as a leading law firm in London in Family & Childcare matters for 2015 (21 September 2015)

 

Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce that they have retained their ranking as a London Leading Law Firm in Family & Childcare with Aina Khan receiving individual lawyer recognition in the 2015 edition of the Legal 500.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis welcomes new Directors Hildegard Rauf, Rachel Caswell and Catherine Ashton (9 September 2015)

 

Legal 500 “Top Tier” firm Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce the external appointments of Directors Hildegard Rauf, Rachel Caswell and Catherine Ashton to the firm’s Personal Injury/ Employment Litigation, Mental Health and Family departments respectively.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis Solicitors Welcome Birmingham Childcare Director Richard Gray (11 August 2015)

 

Legal 500 "Top-Tier" law firm Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce the recent arrival of Childcare Director Richard Gray to the firm^s Birmingham branch.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis Solicitors pleased to announce the appointment of Idnan Deen and Shazia Saliheen as Directors of Family & Childcare (5 August 2015)

 

Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce the appointment of Idnan Deen and Shazia Saliheen as Directors of the firm’s Family & Childcare Department.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis Family Solicitors Shortlisted for Jordan’s Family Law Awards 2015 (24 July 2015)

 

Legal 500 “top -tier” firm Duncan Lewis Family Solicitors have been shortlisted for the Family Law Firm of the Year award in the 2015 edition of the prestigious Jordan’s Family Law Awards.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis Childcare Solicitor Ummar Farooq Ahmad Achieves Law Society Advanced Family Law Panel Membership (8 July 2015)

 

Duncan Lewis Solicitors are extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Childcare Law Solicitor Ummar farooq Ahmed to the Law Society Advanced Family Law Panel.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareConcerns for young father missing with baby son he wants custody of (6 March 2015)

 

A young father who has gone missing with his eight-month old son has sent police a message via social media saying they are “fine” – and telling police to “go look for some killers”.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis Family & Childcare Specialist Tariq Ahmad achieves Law Society Children Panel Membership (27 February 2015)

 

Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce the appointment of Childcare law specialist Tariq Ahmad to the Law Society Childrens Panel.
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Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis appoints Frances Clare as Director of Family & Childcare (6 February 2015)

 

Leading Legal 500 national law firm Duncan Lewis is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Frances Clare as a Director of Family & Childcare. . Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis’ Kirsty Richards is appointed Director of Family & Childcare and leads company’s new Barnet Office (6 February 2015)

 

Kirsty Richards, practising from the company’s Barnet office, specialises in representing parents and children in children care proceedings, including sexual abuse cases and non-accidental injury. She is a member of the Law Society Children Panel and recognised by the Law Society as a specialist Child Care lawyer.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis’ Kathy Walker is appointed Director of Family & Childcare for the company’s newly opened office in Croydon. (6 February 2015)

 

Leading Legal 500 national law firm Duncan Lewis is pleased to announce the recent appointment of solicitor Kathy Walker as a Director of Family & Childcare for the company’s Croydon office.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis appoints Children Panel Member Michelle Bird as Director of Family & Childcare (6 February 2015)

 

Leading Legal 500 national law firm Duncan Lewis is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Michelle Bird as a Director of Family & Childcare. . Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareLegal 500 leading law firm Duncan Lewis appoints Misbah Ali as Director of Family & Childcare (6 February 2015)

 

National law firm Duncan Lewis is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Misbah Ali as a Director of Family & Childcare.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis appoints Sarah Jopling as Director of Family & Childcare (6 February 2015)

 

Duncan Lewis Solicitors is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Tooting based solicitor Sarah Jopling as a Director of Family & Childcare.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareArrival of Eleanor Stokes sees Duncan Lewis’ Barnet office expand its Childcare & Housing law practice (4 February 2015)

 

Duncan Lewis is pleased to announce the recent relocation of Childcare & housing specialist Eleanor Stokes from the company’s Shepherd’s Bush branch to its recently opened Barnet office in North London. . Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Child CareDuncan Lewis appoints six new Family & Childcare Directors (3 February 2015)

 

Duncan Lewis are pleased to announce the recent appointments of seven London based law society children panel members and childcare specialists to its Board of Directors. . Read more...