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Duncan Lewis Solicitors

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Wales: Human resources

Immigration - ranked: tier 1

Duncan Lewis Solicitors (Cardiff)

For some, Duncan Lewis Solicitors is ‘in a class of its own’. The Cardiff office has become an integral part of the firm’s UK-wide capability, which includes a large legal aid immigration practice and a market-leading reputation for immigration judicial review matters. The team, which is praised for its ‘deep commitment to clients’, features several key practitioners, including the ‘empathetic, intelligent and professionalVinita Templeton, who has ‘well-rounded knowledge of UK immigration laws’; the ‘meticulous and top-classVanessa Delgado, who conducts advocacy at First and Upper Tribunal levels; and Sian Pearce, who has niche expertise in handling cases with a community care angle including trafficking and age assessment challenges.

Leading individuals

Vinita Templeton - Duncan Lewis Solicitors

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Wales: Real estate

Social housing
Social housing - ranked: tier 3

Duncan Lewis Solicitors (Cardiff)

Duncan Lewis Solicitors provides ‘thorough and accurate advice’ to often vulnerable tenants and handles an array of contentious work including reviews, appeals and judicial review proceedings relating to homelessness, disrepair, succession for tenants and neighbourhood disputes. ‘Conscientious, hardworking and highly knowledgeable’ team head Heather Iqbal Raynertakes great pride in her work’ and handles work for clients based in south Wales and Bristol, with a particular specialism in Equality Act claims for vulnerable tenants. Rayner also recently participated in Court of Appeal hearing Cardiff County Council v Jonathan Lee. Lynda Reid handles a range of social housing matters including defending injunctions and possession orders on behalf of vulnerable clients.

Leading individuals

Heather Iqbal Rayner - Duncan Lewis Solicitors

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