Legal 500 Leading Family & Childcare Law Firm Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce that they have been awarded the 5th Annual 2015 Jordans Publishing Family Law Firm of the Year 2015 award.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce that they have been awarded the Jordans Family Law Firm of the Year 2015 award in recognition of the firm’s commitment to Family & Childcare law work.
The Family Law Awards were launched by Jordan Publishing to recognise the important work of family lawyers, and celebrate their many successes and outstanding achievements. The Family Law Awards are means for Family Law magazine and its readers to acknowledge the hard work and commitment throughout the year amongst the nominees and the profession as a whole.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors were one of four law firms shortlisted for the award, the results of which were announced at the Jordans Family Law Award Ceremony, which took place on the 8th October 2015 at the Grand Connaught Rooms, Great Queen St, London. In attendance on behalf of the firm were Family & Childcare Directors Kathy Walker; Aina Khan; Annette Hinds; Michelle Bird; Forida Hakim; Kirsty Richards; Emine Mehmet; Misbah Ali and Childcare Caseworker Chantelle Barker.
Kathy Walker, Director of Duncan Lewis’ Croydon Childcare department added;
“The Childcare and Family law team are truly honoured with this award and the recognition it provides for the hard work and dedication we give to our clients and their families.”
Headed by 18 Director Solicitors, and boasting over 40 Law Society Family & Childcare Panel Specialists, the Duncan Lewis Family & Childcare department are specialists in all aspects of family and private children law matters. Duncan Lewis’ Family and Childcare department is ranked by the Legal 500 clients guide and holds a niche practice in representing victims of domestic abuse and is significantly experienced in complex financial matrimonial matters (ancillary relief) relating to the breakdown of a marriage/relationship. With a broad practice representing parents, family members and children through their children’s guardian in all children public law proceedings and conducting cases on behalf of the official solicitor, the Duncan Lewis’ Family & Childcare team are also specialists in high profile international child abduction cases, with an extensive practice in inherent jurisdiction/forum disputes, international relocation cases and wardship proceedings for the return of childre and is none of only a small number of firms throughout the UK that are on the Lord Chancellor’s International Child Abduction & Contact Panel (ICACU), which is responsible for administering Hague Convention (Child Abduction) proceedings work in England. Since 2013, Duncan Lewis has an established Islamic & Sharia Law team which specialises in Islamic Divorce, Islamic Financial Settlement & Mehr Claims under English Law.