Legal 500 law firm Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce that Immigration & Public Law Director Trevor Hatton has achieved the prestigious Law Society Level 3 Immigration and Asylum Advanced Accreditation.
The Immigration Law Advanced Accreditation Scheme covers all types of immigration law legal aid work. To the satisfaction of the Law Society, Level 3 (Advanced) members will have shown that they have significant excellence and expertise in the area of immigration law, be that in private practice or working for an organisation regulated by the Office for the Legal Services Commissioner.
Trevor Hatton joined Duncan Lewis in November 2012 as a Joint Head of Immigration Department. Trevor practices from the company’s Croydon office and he has a significant practice in all aspects of immigration, human rights and nationality matters; with a particular focus on Judicial Review claimant matters and Court of Appeal cases.
Regarding his achievement, Trevor said: “Over the four years that I have been employed as a Director of Immigration & Public Law at Duncan Lewis, I have been engaged in a significant number of high profile and complex cases, which the Law Society has now formally recognised in granting my application for Immigration Law Advanced Accreditation. The Immigration and Public Law departments at Duncan Lewis have a well-deserved reputation for excellence.”
Other Duncan Lewis lawyers accredited at Level 3 (advanced) include Jenna McKinney, James Packer, Zafar Abbas and Adam Tear.
Duncan Lewis Immigration Solicitors
Duncan Lewis was the first law firm in the UK to achieve Investors in People Gold Accreditation in 2009. Duncan Lewis operates the largest immigration team in the UK with a broad practice representing business and individual vulnerable clients at all levels in all aspects of personal immigration, asylum/human rights and nationality matters and is the dominant legal firm in the UK for the provision of publicly funded immigration legal services for asylum, immigration detention, bail, deportation appeals and EC law issues. The firm’s Immigration practice was recommended by Legal 500 UK 2015 as a Top Tier Immigration Practice in Wales in and as a Leading Immigration Practice in London and the Midlands area respectively. With more than 200 specialised staff providing assistance in more than 70 different languages, all of Duncan Lewis’ Immigration lawyers are specialists in their respective fields under the Law Society's Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme. Duncan Lewis Immigration lawyers provide specialist immigration services from offices throughout London and across the UK. Duncan Lewis was shortlisted by the Law Society Excellence Awards 2015 for its excellence in diversity and staff development.