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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