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Duncan Lewis Solicitors

TITAN HOUSE BUSINESS CENTRE, PARK HOUSE, OFFICES 9 & 10, BRADFORD ROAD, BIRSTALL, WF17 9PH, ENGLAND
Duncan Lewis Solicitors, Abbid Majeed, Bradford, ENGLAND

Abbid Majeed

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Duncan Lewis Solicitors

Work Department

Family and Childcare

Position

Abbid is a director in the family and childcare department at Duncan Lewis. He specialises in representing both Applicants and Respondents in a wide range of complex care cases on issues such as serious non-accidental injury, severe sexual abuse (including historical allegations), fabricated or induced illness (FII), neglect and failure to protect from harm. He also attends Child Protection Conferences (CPC) and Public Law Outline Meetings (PLO) in order to assist in preventing Care Proceedings being issued.

HIs further areas of expertise include; emergency protection orders, discharging care orders and opposing adoption orders, special guardianship orders, parental responsibility agreements, grandparent’s rights and enforcement proceedings. He has a vast knowledge and experience in dealing with divorce proceedings (including defended divorces), consent orders and wardship proceedings.

Abbid deals with s8 Applications and has experience in dealing with international child abduction matters in both Hague and non-Hague states. Furthermore, he is well versed in matters involving risk of removal from the jurisdiction, internal relocation, temporary removal disputes, non-molestation orders, occupation orders and forced marriage orders.

Abbid has, on more than one occasion, represented parents in high profile wardship proceedings, these include complex cases relating to concerns that the parents were going to leave the UK with their children and enter ISIS controlled Syria to take part in armed conflict. This is a new and developing area and Abbid has successfully prevented children from being separated from their parents. Abbid also has experience dealing with cases involving issues of serious domestic violence, implacable hostility, sexual abuse and parental alienation. Many of his cases have appeared before the High Court.

Career

Abbid qualified as a solicitor in 2008. He joined Duncan Lewis in October 2015 as a partner-level director.

Languages

Urdu and Punjabi

Member

Abbid is an accredited member of the Law Society Children's Panel, which allows him to represent children and adults in highly complex care proceedings.

Education

Abbid took the LPC at Leeds Metropolitan University and has a BA (Hons) in Law and Accountancy from the University of Huddersfield.

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