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Duncan Lewis Solicitors

UNIT 6, GROUND FLOOR, LONGCROSS COURT, CARDIFF, CF24 0AD, WALES
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Wales: Human resources

Immigration
Immigration - ranked: tier 1

Duncan Lewis Solicitors

The 'knowledgeable and well organised' team at Duncan Lewis Solicitors¬†'punches well above its weight ‚Äď litigating points of law with both national and international importance'. 'Second-to-none in the publicly funded arena in Wales', the firm handles a broad range of immigration, asylum and nationality matters including handling high-profile claimant judicial review matters. 'Experienced and knowledgeable' team head Vinita Templeton¬† 'displays compassion when needed but also provides straightforward answers and actions when required'. Templeton excels at handling complex claimant judicial review matters. 'Passionate, creative and brilliant' consultant Vanessa Delgado¬†regularly handles high-profile cases of national significance and has had key involvement in a reported case on the risks on return for Iranian Asylum seekers who had been critical of the regime through social media activities. 'Hardworking, dedicated and thorough' solicitor Eleri Haf Davies¬†has a flourishing reputation in the market, particularly in relation to¬†Latin American asylum claims and human trafficking.¬†She excels at handling complex claimant judicial review matters including her ongoing work for a Kosovar national in bringing action for judicial review against the¬† Secretary of State for the Home Department who has refused and certified her asylum claim despite fears that the claimant will be persecuted on her return due to her Roma ethnicity.

Leading individuals

Vinita Templeton - Duncan Lewis Solicitors

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Wales: Real estate

Social housing
Social housing - ranked: tier 3

Duncan Lewis Solicitors

Duncan Lewis Solicitors provides 'thorough, clear and concise advice' to tenants across a broad array of contentious work including reviews, appeals and judicial review proceedings relating to homelessness, disrepair, succession for tenants and neighbourhood disputes. 'Highly motivated' team head Heather Iqbal Rayner provides an 'excellent service' to individuals, many of whom are vulnerable (including those with mental health and learning conditions) and is praised for 'her willingness to go the extra mile for her clients'. Rayner is currently representing a defendant (as one of a group of defendant travellers) in a defence to possession proceedings brought by the local authority arguing that they unlawfully trespassed on the land. Relying on human rights defences, the case is set for trial in 2018 and could bring important clarification defining the status of new age travellers - so far undefined in law - and confirm the status of trespassers. Lynda Reid is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Heather Iqbal Rayner - Duncan Lewis Solicitors

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