Legal 500 Law Firm Duncan Lewis welcomes Jamille Mohammed in his new position as Director & Joint Head of the Housing Law department based at the company’s Lewisham and City of London offices. With 6 Years PQE, Jamille specialises in all aspects of Housing Law and has considerable experience in all landlord and tenant matters including commercial leases, representing tenants, lessees and various London local authorities. Duncan Lewis’ Housing Law team specialises in representing publicly funded (legal aid) clients in Possession Cases; Disrepair Cases; Homelessness Matters, Anti Social Behaviour Matters and Unlawful Eviction. The department has considerable experience in representing clients across London at hearings and challenging local authority / council decisions by way of Judicial Review in High Court Proceedings.
Duncan Lewis, established in 1998, is the largest civil legal aid practice in the UK and one of the country's fastest growing firms of solicitors, serving both corporate entities and private individuals from 13 offices across London and throughout the UK. A recommended leading law firm by Law Society Lexcel, Legal 500 and Chambers UK; Duncan Lewis employs over 500 members of staff and the first law firm to achieve the Investors in People Gold Quality Standard Mark in 2009. Representing over 25,000 clients per year, the company has an excellent reputation in the Administrative Court, High Court and Court of Appeal in the Immigration, Public law and Family/Child Care jurisdictions. Established areas of law are: business immigration, child care, civil liberties, clinical negligence, community care, crime and fraud, dispute resolution, debt and insolvency, employment, family and divorce, housing, asylum and immigration, litigation, mental health, personal injury, prison law, professional negligence, public law and administrative law, regulatory matters and welfare benefits.