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Duncan Lewis Solicitors’ Immigration Practices in London and Wales receive ‘Top Tier’ recognition by Legal 500 2016 for its Judicial Review and Asylum work (23 September 2016)

Date: 23/09/2016
Duncan Lewis, Main Solicitors, Duncan Lewis Solicitors’ Immigration Practices in London and Wales receive ‘Top Tier’ recognition by Legal 500 2016 for its Judicial Review and Asylum work

Duncan Lewis Solicitors received its first “Top Tier” Ranking award for its London Immigration Human Rights practice and maintained a “Top Tier” status for its Immigration Human Rights work in Wales. Solicitor Vinita Templeton, specialised in immigration judicial review, received elite “Leading Lawyer” status.

For Duncan Lewis’ Immigration Human Rights work in London, Legal 500 states: ‘Duncan Lewis Solicitors’ ‘dynamic and very well-organised group’ specialises in acting for clients in judicial review proceedings before the High Court, as well as handling Upper Tribunal and Court Appeal cases’.

In regards to the company’s practice in Wales, Legal 500 recognises that the team has ‘an excellent grasp of immigration and asylum law.’

For Duncan Lewis’ excellence recognition in Leicester, Legal 500 comments: ‘At Duncan Lewis Solicitors, Sangita Shah regularly advises on immigration and asylum matters’ and she is commended for her ‘passion for her work’.

Further to Vinita Templeton’s leading lawyer status, London based Lawyers who have been recommended by Legal 500 for their expertise in Immigration Human Rights practices in London are the ‘hardworking’ Adam Tear, ‘knowledgeable’ James Packer and Toufique Hossain. Toufique Hossain has also been recommended for his immigration judicial review work under the Public and Administrative Law category, and recognised as a ‘genuine star’ for challenges in the immigration and civil liberties space. In Leicester, Sangita Shah, specialises in immigration and asylum matters, and has been recommended for the first time as well as Sian Pearce in Cardiff. Vanessa Delgado retains her Legal 500 recognition as a specialist in asylum and nationality cases.

For Duncan Lewis’ Business Immigration work in London, Legal 500 states: ‘The team advises SMEs on compliance and sponsorship licence applications under the PBS’. Lawyers who have been recommended for their expertise in Business Immigration are Ayan Yalchin and Vicash Ramikissoon.

For nearly 30 years the annual Legal 500 directories 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.

Duncan Lewis Immigration Department

Duncan Lewis Solicitors 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. 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.

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