Legal 500 2014 has ranked Duncan Lewis Solicitors as a top-tier firm in the Wales Immigration & Asylum practice area with Immigration Solicitor Vinita Templeton receiving individual recognition.
Following the release of the 2014 edition of Legal 500 UK Directory Awards, the Cardiff based law firm Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce that they have been recognised as a top-tier leading law firm for its Asylum and Immigration work in Wales with Immigration Solicitor Vinita Templeton receiving individual recognition.
Vinita Templeton, a specialist in judicial review claimant matters with a significant practice representing victims of torture and trafficking in immigration removal cases and unlawful immigration detention challenges, added: “It is fantastic that Duncan Lewis’ presence in Wales has been recognised. We are an excellent team of lawyers who are committed to the plight of the most vulnerable.”
Duncan Lewis Solicitors has the largest Immigration team in the UK. Following the opening of its Cardiff branch in September 2013 Duncan Lewis has quickly become a prominent presence in the Welsh legal market. Spearheaded by Legal 500 leading lawyers Solicitor Vinita Templeton & Toufique Hossain, the Cardiff branch offers a broad practice representing businesses and vulnerable individuals at all levels in all aspects of personal immigration, asylum/human rights and nationality matters. It offers a full service to SME business clients in relation to all aspects of the points-based system (PBS), sponsorship license applications and immigration strategy/compliance advice. The company has a niche specialism in legal aid judicial review claimant cases and has a significant practice representing vulnerable victims of torture or trafficking in removal cases and immigration detention-related matters.
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.
The firm’s London offices were also recommended as a leading law firm for its work in Family & Matrimonial matters; Crime; White-Collar Fraud; Business Immigration; Human Rights Immigration; Social Housing and Public law immigration & civil liberties judicial review challenges.