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Duncan Lewis:FamilySexual 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:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyChildren 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:FamilyUniversity of Lincoln’s Report Reveals Domestic Violence Abuses Against South Asian 'Disposable Women' (10 October 2016)

 

Following on from a report by Academics at the University of Lincoln, the issue of some British Asian men mistreating women and leaving them soon after getting married in South Asia is in the spotlight. . Read more...

Duncan Lewis:FamilyChoices. Choices. Your choice. Choices. (7 October 2016)

 

Marriage is a time of good spirits, familial happiness and communal celebration. However, around the world and in the United Kingdom marriage is, for some, a deeply distressing time.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilySupreme Court rules in favour of wife seeking to set aside Financial Consent Order on basis of Material Non-disclosure (15 October 2015)

 

Duncan Lewis Family Solicitors have appeared in an appeal against a decision refusing to set aside the original Consent Order in financial remedy proceedings originally set aside in September 2012 on the basis of the existence of fresh evidence and material non-disclosure.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyDuncan 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:Family Family Law Director Emine Mehmet on the scrapping of the time limit for legal aid in domestic violence cases (10 July 2015)

 

On 1st April 2013 the criteria for individuals to obtain family legal aid was changed significantly by the introduction of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO).. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyAina Khan’s “Register Our Marriage Roadshow” in London 10th June (30 April 2015)

 

Aina Khan’s “Register Our Marriage Roadshow” will be taking place at the Barristers Chambers at 36 Bedford Row in London on Wednesday 10th June 2015.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyLegal 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:FamilyDuncan 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:FamilyDuncan 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...