"Emine Mehmet represents a wide range of clients, including those who are exceptionally vulnerable, with dedication, commitment and skill."Legal 500 2017 Edition.
I am a Director of Family and Childcare at Duncan Lewis and I supervise a large team comprising of child panel members, solicitors, trainees and caseworkers at our Dalston branch in East London.
I qualified as a Solicitor in 2003 and became a Law Society accredited children law panel member in 2011. I am recommended as a specialist for my London Family work by the independent legal directory, The Legal 500 UK. My case load comprises of a broad range of privately and publicly funded (legal aid) family and childcare matters including:
I am committed to assisting the most vulnerable and ensuring access to justice. I am Head of the Duncan Lewis’ Pro bono Committee which has received a number of national industry awards in recognition for its excellent work. Recently, I won the coveted Jordan’s Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year at the 2016 Family Law Awards. Further, I was recently commended in the category, Best Contribution by an Individual at the 2017 LawWorks Pro Bono Awards.