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Duncan Lewis appoints Ahmed Aydeed as Director of Public Law (12 July 2017)

Date: 12/07/2017


Duncan Lewis, Main Solicitors, Duncan Lewis appoints Ahmed Aydeed as Director of Public Law

Duncan Lewis Solicitors is very pleased to announce the recent internal appointment of Ahmed Aydeed as Director of Public Law. He will oversee the company’s Public Law Judicial Review Claimant practice in Birmingham, Leicester & Milton Keynes.

Ahmed Aydeed qualified in 2015 and has extensive experience in all types of immigration and judicial review claimant matters, from initial applications through to appeals at the tribunal and at the higher courts. He worked for a specialist Immigration law firm prior to joining Duncan Lewis and is known to have a very high success rate. Ahmed specialises in complex entry clearance applications and has been involved in numerous appeal cases involving family members before the IAC (Immigration Asylum Chamber) and judicial review applications on behalf of private clients.

Ahmed has been at the forefront in the battle against the unlawful detention of migrants in the UK, the unlawful processions of asylum claims in the UK through the Detained Fast Track system and, in particular, the plight of trafficking victims & unaccompanied minor refugees. Ahmed has very quickly and impressively moved through the gears at Duncan Lewis because of his unwavering commitment to Legal Aid work.

Duncan Lewis Solicitors’ Public Law Department is extensive and experienced. The firm’s large judicial review claimant practice represents vulnerable claimants in the fields of immigration & human rights, crime, prison law, mental capacity and social welfare. We have a niche specialism in all immigration claimant judicial review matters and costs litigation. The Department now specialises in group judicial review claimant litigation cases affecting a wider group of clients and other potential persons. The team has, through its litigation, changed and improved a number of Home Office policies and/or has stopped public authorities from acting in a certain way.

Duncan Lewis is 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 both Legal 500 and Chambers UK, and shortlisted for PILnet's 2016 European Award for Exemplary Partnership in the Public Interest for its Dublin III Calais work.

Duncan Lewis Solicitors

Duncan Lewis represents clients in more than 20 practice areas and was the first law firm in the UK to achieve the Investors in People Gold Quality Standard Mark in 2009. Established areas of law are: actions against the police, business immigration, child care, civil liberties, clinical negligence, community care, court of protection, 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.