Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce that they have been recognised as a London Leading Immigration Human Rights and Business Immigration Law firm in the 2015 edition of the Legal 500 with 5 individual Directors recommended.
Following the release of the 2015 edition of the Legal 500, Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce that they have been recognised as a Leading Law Firm for their London Immigration: Human Rights and Business Immigration practices.
For nearly 30 years the Legal 500 has been a worldwide client’s guide to the best law firms and lawyers, which analyses the capabilities of law firms worldwide with a comprehensive research programme heavily focused on peer and client feedback.
Achieving a Leading Law Firm ranking for their Immigration Human Rights practice and a ranking for their Business Immigration practice in London, Duncan Lewis have improved on their impressive Legal 500 2014 rankings in these areas. Individual Directors Vicash Ramkissoon, James Packer, Toufique Hossain, Seher Toguz and Adam Tear also received individual Leading Lawyer recommendation.
Legal 500 states;
Duncan Lewis Solicitors’ ‘very good’ team has a strong track record representing SME clients on business immigration, and a stellar reputation for handling test cases. Adam Tear represented an individual in a judicial review case challenging the decision of the Legal Aid Agency not to grant funding to an immigration case. Vicash Ramkissoon has an ‘excellent knowledge’ of immigration, and James Packer is singled out for his ability to ‘lead cases in the High Court and Court of Appeal’. Seher Toguz, who has notable expertise handling unlawful detention cases, and Toufique Hossain are also recommended.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors has the largest immigration team in the UK, with a broad practice representing businesses and individual vulnerable clients at all levels in all aspects of personal immigration, asylum/human rights and nationality matters. The department specialises in representing judicial review immigration claimant cases before the High Court with a significant practice in unlawful immigration detention cases with high net claims for damages and challenging immigration removal cases; in particular, Dublin II third country removal cases. It has extensive experience representing vulnerable clients/ victim of torture or trafficking in asylum and immigration detention related matters and routinely represents its clients in Tribunal and Higher Courts appeal and advocacy work; with a significant practice in Upper Tribunal and Court of Appeal appellant cases.
Duncan Lewis are also pleased to announce that Legal 500 2015 has also recognised the firm’s Wales and Leicester Immigration practices. Duncan Lewis has maintained its Top Tier firm status in its Wales Immigration practice with Solicitors Vinita Templeton being recognised as an elite “leading lawyer” and Vanessa Delgado also being recommended. The firm’s Leicester office received a new ranking with Kaajal Chandrasingh being recommended.
The recent edition of Legal 500 also recommended Duncan Lewis as a leading law firm in Crime: General; Private Client Court of Protection; Private Client: Family; Public Sector: Administrative and Public Law and Social Housing: Tenant matters in their London and Cardiff practices. Within these departments 11 additional Lawyers received individual recommendation.