We are open for business. Our lawyers are still fully available to assist existing clients and take on new work by telephone, email and online conferencing.
In light of the ongoing Coronavirus emergency we want to reassure our clients that we remain accessible and are fully prepared to continue our provision of legal advice and assistance across all our practice areas.
Our Head Office in Harrow remains open and a number of our key offices are beginning to open in a phased manner for scheduled appointments and non-scheduled walk-in clients, these currently include Birmingham, Dalston, Luton and Milton Keynes. Our Shepherd’s Bush office is open for scheduled appointments only.
Contact us for more details. Read about the Covid-19 Secure Office Safety Measures we have in place on ‘Our Response’ page.
The vast majority of our legal team are following government advice and working from home, if you need to contact them please call on their direct line or email them directly. If unsure, our lawyer contact details can be found on our website at ‘Our Team’.
At this time we encourage all of our prospective clients to contact us via our online new client query form at ‘Contact Us’ on our website. Your query will be received by our legal team and they will call/email you back as soon as possible.
If you would like to know more about how Duncan Lewis is responding to the Coronavirus emergency, please visit the links below:
We serve clients in over 25 areas of law from offices throughout London and in most of the major cities across England and Wales. Our motto and aim is to ‘give people a voice’ and we strive to achieve the best possible outcome for you through high-quality legal representation.
We care about your wellbeing and are committed to providing the best possible service to you in the most considerate and careful manner. As the largest provider of publicly funded (legal aid) services in the UK we have specialist solicitors in: Family and Child Care, Crime and Fraud, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Housing, Immigration, Litigation, Mental Health, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Professional Regulation and Public Law.
Our lawyers combine an in depth knowledge of the law and its practical application to your case, with a firm belief in your right to legal assistance and to 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 basis, through insurance and/or on a no win no fee basis (a conditional fee agreement).
When you come to Duncan Lewis you come to a prominent and reputable national law firm with over 350 qualified solicitors and consultants (most of whom are Law Society Panel accredited or equivalent), and over 300 trainee solicitors, caseworkers, legal executives and support staff. They are all 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 in an attempt to present your point of view in the best light and achieve legal remedies which address your problem.
We hold industry quality marks to evidence that we are a law firm that you can trust. The firm has held the Law Society Lexcel Excellence in Practice Management and Client Care accreditation since 1999 and was the first firm in the UK to achieve the Investors in People Gold Standard quality mark in 2009, which we continue to hold. We take data protection and cyber security extremely seriously and hold both ISO 27001 and Cyber Essentials Plus which demonstrates we have defined and put in place best-practice information security processes.
We are recognised by independent legal directories, The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners, as a top tier firm, described as a “diligent and professional team that is prepared to go the extra mile for its clients”. As such, many of our cases have had a long lasting legal impact.
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From 25 May 2018, the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be coming into effect. In order to comply with the new requirements of this law, and to ensure that we can best continue to serve you, Duncan Lewis has updated its Privacy Notice. You can find the updated Policy which provides detailed information on how we use and protect your personal information, and your rights in relation to this here.
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