“Duncan Lewis Solicitors has a broad range of experience and handles all aspects of family law. Key specialisms include representing the victims of domestic violence and assisting clients with securing a financial settlement following the breakdown of a marriage. The team also handles matters such as special guardianship orders, the distribution of business assets and the international movement of children, as well as protecting clients in emergency situations in cases involving non-accidental injury, sexual assault, grooming or forced marriages.”Legal 500 2021 Edition.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors is an ‘excellent firm with talented and experienced staff’.Legal 500 2019 Edition.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors is 'a well-established and respected firm that provides a high quality of work in an efficient and friendly way'. Its expertise covers divorce and matrimonial cases, with notable expertise in representing domestic abuse victims under legal aid and mediation, as well as ancillary relief expertise. It also handles public law and cross-border issues concerning children, and has niche shari'ah-law expertise.Legal 500 2019 Edition.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors has expertise in matrimonial and children cases, with notable strengths in cross-border disputes.Legal 500 2019 Edition.
'Duncan Lewis' Family and Childcare department is a 'Recognised Practitioner' in the 2019 edition of Chambers & Partners UK for their family/matrimonial work in Birmingham and the surrounds.Chambers UK 2019 Edition.
"Duncan Lewis Solicitors provides legal aid advice on domestic and cross-border child care matters, and also handles private law with a particular niche in forced marriage protection orders, domestic violence and child abduction cases."Legal 500 2017 Edition.
"Duncan Lewis Solicitors has a large team that ‘covers a broad range of family cases and excels in children’s cases."Legal 500 2017 Edition.
"Duncan Lewis Solicitors has particular expertise representing divorce abuse victims under legal aid and have niche experience in Islamic divorce."Legal 500 2016 Edition.
"Duncan Lewis Solicitors has a very large legal aid practice, and is an ‘undoubted force in international children law’."Legal 500 2015 Edition.
Our Family department, ranked by Legal 500 2015 for its Family & Matrimonial work, provides confidential advice with effective representation and includes Advanced members of the Law Society’s Family Panel, and members of the Law Society Children Panel. This means they are specialists in Family and Child Care Law and deal with all family and childcare related matters. We have also acquired a number of kite-marks which are testament to the quality of the specialised work our staff undertake. We were shortlisted by Jordan’s Family Law Awards 2015 for ‘Family Law Firm of the Year’.
The Family department comprises a professional, efficient team with a wealth of experience in dealing with all aspects of Family Law. Our overriding priority is to listen to all of the issues in your case and explore the best way of resolving your problems. This could be through negotiation or conciliation, or by application to the courts.
Whether it is divorce, dissolution of civil partnership, financial provision, matters concerning children, Non Molestation Injunctions, or any other Family Law related matter, we offer detailed, considerate and effective advice. We are experts at sorting out family disputes and, wherever possible, encourage out of court resolutions rather than litigation. We are, however, fully equipped to advise on bringing court proceedings if they offer the most sensible method of achieving the desired outcome of your case.
Legal aid is available to deal with many aspects of Family and Children work. If legal aid is not available, we offer high quality advice & representation on a privately funded basis at competitive rates including a reduced fixed fee for Divorce.
For our clients based in the City, our highly experienced Legal 500 Child Care Private Client team exclusively work from our City of London office.