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Isa Muaza removed to Nigeria after out of hours court appeal refused (18 December 2013)

After a long legal battle, Isa Muazu has been removed by private charter to Nigeria following an out of hours court appeal being refused by Court of Appeal Judge.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis Solicitors prevent outright possession order for vulnerable tenant (16 December 2013)

Duncan Lewis housing solicitors successfully prevented an outright possession order being made against a vulnerable tenant with mental health issues, who had been convicted of possession of class A drug.  Read more...

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Judgment handed down in country guidance case of BK (Failed Asylum Seekers) (16 December 2013)

Judgment today was handed down in the most important cases on the Democratic Republic of Congo [DRC] since the country guidance case of BK (Failed Asylum Seekers) DRC CG [2007] UKAIT 00098. P(DRC) and R(DRC) [2013] EWHC 3879 (Admin) was the test case on whether it is safe to remove criminal deportees and failed asylum seekers to the DRC in light of the current evidence concerning these two categories of returnees.
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Isa Muazu oral hearing on adjourned to 12th December 2013 (6 December 2013)

The oral hearing regarding the case of Isa Muazu has been adjourned from the 9th to the 12th December 2013.  Read more...

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Isa Muazu Granted Stay of Removal pending the outcome of urgent oral hearing (5 December 2013)

Legal 500 recommended Duncan Lewis solicitors have gained stay of removal in the case of Isa Muazu.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis Crime Solicitors successfully appealed against sentence in one of the first televised Court of Appeal hearings in the Court's 100 year history. (3 December 2013)

Legal aid solicitors Duncan Lewis successfully appealed against sentence in the case of sex offender Mashain Pitchei in one of the first appeals to be televised from inside of the Court of Appeal.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis Public Law/Immigration Law Director Toufique Hossain BBC London News Appearance 02/12/2013 (3 December 2013)

Toufique Hossain, Public law/Immigration law Director of legal firm Duncan Lewis appeared on BBC London News on the 02/12/2013.
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Duncan Lewis injunction to stop removal of Isa Muazu refused by High Court and Court of Appeal Judges (29 November 2013)

Duncan Lewis Solicitors took on the case of Isa Muazu on Thursday 28th November 2013 filing an injunction to prevent his removal from the UK which was refused by the High Court Judge and the Court of Appeal  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis provide Pro Bono Legal advice at Global Peace and Unity (27 November 2013)

The Islamic Department at Duncan Lewis Solicitors gave Pro Bono legal advice on the 23rd and 24th November at the Legal Advice Clinic at the Global Peace and Unity festival.
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Duncan Lewis Public law/Immigration law Director Toufique Hossain BBC South East Today Appearance (27 November 2013)

Duncan Lewis Public law/Immigration law Director Toufique Hossain appeared on BBC’s South East Today on the 26/11/2013.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis Islamic Law Solicitor Aina Khan attends 'Decade of Difference' anniversary dinner (25 November 2013)

Aina Khan, Family Solicitor and Director of the Duncan Lewis Islam and Shariah Law department attended the Islamic Help, “Decade of Difference” anniversary dinner on the 22nd November 2013.
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Duncan Lewis Solicitors raise £565.40 for Wear it Pink Charity (25 November 2013)

Duncan Lewis Solicitors raised £565.40 for the Wear it Pink charity on the 8th November 2013.  Read more...

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Ania Khan, Duncan Lewis Islamic and Family Law Solicitors attend Boris Johnson’s Faith Forum Reception (22 November 2013)

Duncan Lewis’ Islamic and Family Law Solicitor Aina Khan attended Boris Johnson’s Faith Forum Reception at City Hall, London.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis Director Adam Tear appointed to the Committee of the Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates (21 November 2013)

Adam Tear, Solicitor Advocate and Director of Public Law at Legal 500 2013 leading firm Duncan Lewis was appointed to the Committee of the Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates in November 2013.
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Ania Khan, Duncan Lewis Islamic and Family Law Solicitors attend Boris Johnson’s Faith Forum Reception (21 November 2013)

Duncan Lewis’ Islamic and Family Law Solicitor Aina Khan attended Boris Johnson’s Faith Forum Reception at City Hall, London.
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Duncan Lewis Immigration Solicitor Vinita Templeton wins case preventing Fijan Veteran’s immigration detention and removal (20 November 2013)

The Queen on the application of Filimone Bulnatidrai Lacanivalu v SSHD

Vinita Templeton, immigration solicitor for legal 500 firm Duncan Lewis, won the case of Fijan war veteran Private Filimone Lacanivalu’s immigration detention and removal from great Britain.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis Islamic Department to attend Global Peace & Unity event (20 November 2013)

The Duncan Lewis Solicitors Islamic department has organised for volunteers to attend the Legal Clinic at the Global Peace & Unity event at Excel London, 24th and 15th November 2013.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis Immigration Solicitor Vinita Templeton states in an interview to the BBC that Filipino Veteran’s detention and removal may be unlawful (15 November 2013)

Duncan Lewis immigration solicitor Vinita Templeton gave an interview on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire program on the 14th November 2013, regarding the unlawful detention and imminent deportation of Filipino veteran Pte Filimone Lacanivalu
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Retired Sikh Judge his Honour Sir Mota Singh QC Visits National Law Firm Duncan Lewis. (14 November 2013)

His Honour Sir Mota Singh QC visited legal solicitors Duncan Lewis’ Harrow office on the 12th of November.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis win human rights case of unlawful detention of Sudanese national (13 November 2013)

Legal aid solicitors Duncan Lewis won the case of the detention of a Sudanese national. The Court of Appeal held that the Home Secretary acted unlawfully in detaining the man, who is a foreign national criminal, for a period of 8 months  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis Head of Islamic Department Solicitor Aina Khan attends The First World War: the Commonwealth Contribution launch (13 November 2013)

Aina Khan, family solicitor and specialist in Islamic Family law attended the launch and reception to commemorate the Commonwealth^s Contribution to the 1st World War 1914-1918 held on 8th November 2013.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis wins case against Secretary of State Home Department (12 November 2013)

Duncan Lewis wins case against Secretary of State Home Department^s decision to detain foreign national student - Secretary of State ordered by Court to pay damages.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis representing appellant in latest guidance case on Somali human rights issues. (12 November 2013)

The Upper Tribunal has directed that an appeal in which Duncan Lewis has been instructed is to become the latest guidance case on the current human rights situation in Somalia.   Read more...

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Duncan Lewis solicitors open new offices in Luton and Milton Keynes (8 November 2013)

Leading UK solicitors, Duncan Lewis continue to deliver legal services across the UK with the opening of two new offices in Milton Keynes and Luton  Read more...

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Adams Moore Family Law Team Joins Duncan Lewis (8 November 2013)

Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce the appointment of the following 6 solicitors and lawyers who joined from Adams Moore Family Law.  Read more...

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Civil Contempt not in the face of the Court following recent judgement (7 November 2013) (8 November 2013)

Civil contempt not in the face of the Court – legal aid – criminal – Article 6 – High Court – no means nor merits test to grant of legal aid – County Court no means assessment – interest of justice likely to be met.  Read more...

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Armenian Solicitor Teni Shahiean joins Duncan Lewis Immigration Solicitors (8 November 2013)

Teni Shahiean joins Duncan Lewis Solicitors as consultant solicitor in immigration.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis solicitors open new offices in Luton and Milton Keynes (6 November 2013)

Leading UK solicitors, Duncan Lewis continue to deliver legal services across the UK with the opening of two new offices in Milton Keynes and Luton.
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Press Release – Duncan Lewis (16 October 2013)

Aziz Lamari v SSHD

Unlawful Detention – Secretary of State found in Contempt of Court – Award of exemplary damages – final award £25,000 to the Claimant.
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Legal 500 2013 recommends Duncan Lewis as a leading law firm in 6 key practice areas (1 October 2013)

We are very pleased to announce that the recent Legal 500 2013 UK Directory Awards sees Duncan Lewis recommended as a leading law firm in 6 key practice areas.  Read more...

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7 Duncan Lewis’ Senior Solicitors recommended as Leading Individuals in Legal 500 2013 (1 October 2013)

We are very pleased to announce that the recent Legal 500 2013 UK Directory Awards sees 7 Duncan Lewis’ Senior Solicitors recommended as leading individuals across the company’s 6 main areas of practice.   Read more...

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Legal 500 Law Firm Duncan Lewis maintains its steady growth with the opening of new Cardiff Office (30 September 2013)

Legal 500 leading law firm Duncan Lewis, one of the country^s fastest growing firms of solicitors, announced today that it has recently opened a new office in Cardiff at Unit 6, Ground Floor, Longcross Court, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0AD.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis appoints Toufique Hossain as Director of Immigration (13 September 2013)

Duncan Lewis is extremely pleased to announce the recent internal appointment of Toufique Hossain as a Director of Immigration & Joint Head of Department based in the company’s City of London & Harrow branch.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis write to the High Court to raise concerns about delays in judicial review cases caused by the Home Office (8 August 2013)

The Secretary of State for Justice justifies restricting access both to Court and to legal aid for judicial review challenges on the basis that judicial review challenges are taking too long to decide.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis is running two cases in the Administrative Court challenging decisions to certify asylum claims and removal to France under the Dublin II Regulation (8 July 2013)

Duncan Lewis is running two cases in the Administrative Court challenging decisions to certify asylum claims and removal to France under the Dublin II Regulation. The Claimants in both cases are Non-Arab Darfuri Sudanese nationals.  Read more...

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Legal 500 Law Firm Duncan Lewis maintains its steady growth with the opening of new Birmingham Office (5 July 2013)

Legal 500 Law Firm Duncan Lewis, one of the country^s fastest growing firms of solicitors, announced today that it has recently opened a new office in Birmingham at 104-106 Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 3 AG. Duncan Lewis’ Birmingham Office offers publicly and privately funded legal advice & assistance.  Read more...

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Legal 500 Law Firm Duncan Lewis maintains its steady growth with the opening of new Leicester Office (5 July 2013)

Legal 500 Law Firm Duncan Lewis, one of the country^s fastest growing firms of solicitors, announced today that it has recently opened a new office in Leicester at 60 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FB. Duncan Lewis’ Leicester Office offers publicly and privately funded legal advice & assistance.  Read more...

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Krina Parmar joins Legal 500 Duncan Lewis as Family & Child Care Director (1 July 2013)

Legal 500 Law Firm Duncan Lewis is pleased to announce the recent arrival of Family & Child Care Law Expert Krina Parmar as a Director of Family & Child Care based at the company’s Shepherd’s Bush and City of London branches.  Read more...

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Jamille Mohammed joins Duncan Lewis as a Director of the Housing Law Department (1 July 2013)

Legal 500 Law Firm Duncan Lewis welcomes Jamille Mohammed in his new position as Director & Joint Head of the Housing Law department based at the company’s Lewisham and City of London offices.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis successfully maintains its Investors in People Gold Accreditation Award (25 June 2013)

Duncan Lewis is pleased to announce that it has successfully maintained the prestigious Investors in People Gold Accreditation Award.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis welcomes Vicash Ramkissoon back from KPMG as Director of Immigration Business (14 March 2013)

Duncan Lewis is very pleased to announce the return of Director Vicash Ramkissoon following his time with KPMG. Vicash, a specialist in Privately Funded Clients & Business Immigration returns to the Company to co-lead the Business Immigration Department with Ayan Yalchin & Mandip Hayre.
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James Packer’s Law Gazette Article challenges the Government’s Judicial Review Proposals (30 January 2013)

James Packer’s Law Gazette Article challenges the Government to ensure Judicial Review proposals provide both an effective and lawful mechanism for individuals to challenge the decisions of public bodies  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis Goes European with First Full ECtHR Judgement (30 January 2013)

Solicitors, Kat Hacker & James Packer deliver Duncan Lewis’ first full judgement in European Court of Human Rights as it tackles the issue of Disabled Persons and Article 3 ECHR Expulsion to Afghanistan. Press Release available shortly.  Read more...

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Duncan Lewis successfully achieves Law Society Lexcel Accreditation for the 14th Year Running (25 January 2013)

We are delighted to announce that Duncan Lewis has successfully been awarded the Law Society’s Lexcel Accreditation Quality Mark for the 14th year running.  Read more...

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