We are very pleased to announce that Public Law Director James Packer is to be recommended by Chambers UK in Immigration & Human Rights as a ‘Leader in his Field’ in the forthcoming edition of Chambers UK 2014. His recommendation is to be joined by Rubin Italia, Crime Director who will also be recommended for his Criminal Defence work.
James Packer heads the company’s Public Law Department with Adam Tear and specialises in Public Law claims involving Immigration & Civil Liberties cases. He was lead solicitor in the groundbreaking test case of: Bahta and Others v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 895 which resulted in a fundamental root and branch change to the consideration of the issue of costs by High Court judges when the matter is conceded by a Defendant before a final hearing. Our extensive Immigration Judicial Review & Higher Courts team practices across all of the company’s offices across London and throughout the UK and specialises in challenging immigration decisions by way of judicial review. This department is also led by Toufique Hossain, Alice Boyle, James Packer, Adam Tear, Veejay Sharma, Neelam Bangar, Sangita Shah, Neveen Galal, Jenna McKinney, Trevor Hatton and Ofonimeh Umoh.
Duncan Lewis, established in 1998, is one of the country's fastest growing firms of solicitors, serving both corporate entities and private individuals from 34 offices across London and throughout the UK. 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.
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