Andrea Spyrou of Duncan Lewis has been shortlisted for the 2010 Mental Health Lawyer of the Year award.
Speaking on her nomination, Ms Spyrou comments:
“It is an honour to be nominated within a sector that I am so passionate about.”
Ms Spyrou has specialized in Mental Health law since 2004 and has been a member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal Panel since April 2009. Only solicitors that meet the Law Society’s exacting accreditation requirements are permitted to join the Panel.
Shany Gupta, CEO of Duncan Lewis comments:
“We are extremely proud of Andrea’s nomination. Andrea is a highly valued member of Duncan Lewis and this nomination is recognition of the outstanding contribution she has made to the Mental Health law sector over the past year.”
“Andrea has represented a number of high profile clients in cases that have garnered substantial media attention. To be short listed alongside such experienced professionals just goes to show how far Andrea has come in such a short time.”
Ms Spyrou is one of over 400 members of staff working for Duncan Lewis within 17 legal sectors.
Duncan Lewis is not only the UK’s leading Legal Aid practice but also one of the country's fastest growing firms of solicitors; servicing both corporate entities and private individuals.
The winner will be announced at the eighth annual Legal Aid Awards ceremony, which takes place on 26th May 2010.