Kate Luscombe of Duncan Lewis has been shortlisted for the 2011 LALY Mental Health Lawyer of the Year award.
Ms Luscombe has specialises in Mental Health law and is Head of the Mental Health Department at Duncan Lewis’ New Cross Gate office. She is a Mental Health Panel Member and a committee member of the Mental Health Lawyers Association.
Shany Gupta, CEO of Duncan Lewis comments: "We are extremely proud of Kate’s nomination. Kate is a highly valued member of Duncan Lewis and this nomination is recognition of the outstanding contribution she has made to the Mental Health law sector over the past year.
Kate has represented a number of high profile clients in cases that have garnered substantial media attention, in particular her recent case AH v West London MH NHS Trust (2011) UKUT 74 (AAC). To be short listed alongside such experienced candidates illustrates the high quality of Mental Health work Kate and the rest of her team at Duncan Lewis provide".
Duncan Lewis is not only the UK’s leading Civil Legal Aid practice but also one of the country's fastest growing firms of solicitors; servicing both corporate entities and private individuals.
The winner will be announced at the eighth annual Legal Aid Awards ceremony, which takes place on 28th June 2011.