Legal 500 leading law firm Duncan Lewis are pleased to announce the opening of their new office in Croydon, Surrey.
The new Croydon office, based at 18 George Street, Croydon, CR0 1PA provides private and publicly funded legal services in matters of Housing law, Immigration and Family & Childcare to clients based in South London and in the South West. In addition, the Croydon office is also be able to provide specialist civil litigation services in matters involving Professional Negligence, Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence and Employment.
Duncan Lewis is recognised as a Legal 500 2014 Leading Law Firm in Family Law & Matrimonial matters. Headed by Director and Law Society Childrens Law Panel Kathy Walker the Croydon Family and Child Care departments offer expert advice covering Family Law matters including; divorce and matrimonial issues; domestic violence and complex matrimonial financial provision matters (ancillary relief) relating to the breakdown of a marriage or relationship. The department also offers a broad practice in Children Public Law matters representing parents, family members and children through their children’s guardian in all children public law proceedings and Childrens Cross Border work acknowledged by Reunite organisation in matters including; engaging in wardship proceedings for the return of children taken out of the jurisdiction and cross border care proceedings.
Recognised as a Legal 500 Top Tier Firm in Social Housing Tenant matters, Duncan Lewis also operates a significant Housing law practice from the Croydon office. Headed by Director Dianne Cowie the Croydon based Housing department is able to guide clients with matters or arising with local housing authorities, housing applications, tenants, landlords, ownership, repairs, Housing Public Law matters and a nice specialism in possession and unlawful eviction.
In addition to Family & Childcare and Housing law assistance, Duncan Lewis also offer Litigation legal assistance from the Croydon office. Headed by Litigation Directors Anthony Okumah, Julie Leslie, Sobashni De Silva and David Head, the department offers a niche focus in commercial litigation, claimant professional negligence work on behalf of individuals claiming negligence against legal (solicitors, barristers) and construction professionals (architects, surveyors); personal injury claims and clinical negligence. Employment specialists Carol van den End and Anthony Thompson lead the company’s Croydon employment litigation practice.
The Croydon office is easily accessible by car and local tram link stations with local parking available at Surrey Street Car Park. Local train stations, East Croydon & West Croydon Railway Stations are within walking distance from the office. For the company’s immigration clients, Cygnet House is located approximately 7 minutes walk from Croydon Home Office via the A212.