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Duncan Lewis Childcare Solicitor Ummar Farooq Ahmad Achieves Law Society Advanced Family Law Panel Membership (8 July 2015)

Date: 08/07/2015
Duncan Lewis, Main Solicitors, Duncan Lewis Childcare Solicitor Ummar Farooq Ahmad Achieves Law Society Advanced Family Law Panel Membership

Duncan Lewis Solicitors are extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Childcare Law Solicitor Ummar farooq Ahmed to the Law Society Advanced Family Law Panel.

Legal 500 “Top Tier” firm Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce the appointment of Childcare Law Solicitor Ummar Farooq Ahmed to the Law Society Advanced Family Law Panel.

The Law Society Family Law Advanced Accreditation scheme covers specialist areas of Family Law work.

Members of the Advanced Accreditation Scheme will have exhibited and maintain a high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice to a level to the satisfaction of the Law Society in selected specialist areas of Family Law.

More information about the Law Society Family Law Advanced Accreditation Scheme can be found here.

Ummar’s outstanding achievements in the area of Family Law mean that he now joins 41 Panel members of the Duncan Lewis Family and Child Care Law departments, including Vanket Appalakondiah and Simran Gupta.

Ummar said of his appointment;

“I am thrilled to have been appointed to the Law Society’s Advanced Family Panel so soon into my legal career. Such recognition will not only raise my profile but also that of the Duncan Lewis Family Department. The accreditation will allow me to add value to the Family Department and to further market myself and the Duncan Lewis brand. I am grateful to the Directors and Management at Duncan Lewis for giving me the opportunity to expand my knowledge and skills in the rapidly growing Family Department. I hope to continue to gain expertise in specialist areas of Family Law whilst elevating standards.”

Joining Duncan Lewis in September 2013, Ummar has advised clients in various children matters including Private and Public Law in addition to child abductions. He has assisted clients in obtaining child arrangement orders in addition to prohibited steps and specific issue orders. He has acted for parents in the prevention of removal of children from the jurisdiction and has negotiated the successful return of children from abroad.

Ummar undertakes as much advocacy as possible in directions, contested hearings including Fact Finding and Final Hearings. Ummar has represented clients at court in children, family cases including ancillary relief and personal injury. He has wide experience of cross examining parties, Local Authority representatives and experts.

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