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Duncan Lewis Solicitors

SPENCER HOUSE, 29 GROVE HILL ROAD, HARROW ON THE HILL, HA1 3BN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 033 3772 0409
Fax:
Fax 020 7923 3320
DX:
4216 HARROW
Email:
Web:
www.duncanlewis.com

Ravi Kaur Mahey

Tel:
Work 020 3114 1102
Email:
Web:
www.duncanlewis.co.uk/Ravi-Kaur-Mahey-Child-Care-Solicitor-Harrow-/
Duncan Lewis Solicitors

Work Department

Child care.

Position

Ravi Kaur Mahey is a solicitor-advocate and director within the family and child care departments at Duncan Lewis Solicitors. She is recognised as a leading lawyer in her field, having specialised in children law for over 15 years.

Ravi specialises and litigates in all areas of children law, particularly public law cases where she acts for children themselves through their guardians. She also represents parents in adoption and child abduction matters. She has developed a specialism in acting for the victims of forced marriages, abandoned spouses, honour based violence, and female genital mutilation (FGM).

Ravi has extensive experience in handling care proceedings. She has been involved in a number of complex medical cases involving allegations of 'baby shaking', non-accidental injuries, attempted murder and factitious illness syndrome. She represents adults seeking to adopt, regularly receiving referrals from local authorities to act for adopters. She is a keen advocate having represented adults and children in the County and High Court.

Throughout her practice, Ravi is committed to legal aid and to carrying out pro bono work. She has been instrumental in the running of a variety of pro bono clinics, collaborating with Women's Aid, Fathers Groups, MENCAP, and Chrysalis.. She is involved in setting up a national FGM clinic, working alongside FORWARD and Infringement, and frequently delivers training and workshops to various organisations. She was previously invited to advise the judiciary by sitting on the steering group committee to pilot the new Quad Borough system for South London Boroughs. 

Ravi’s hard work and commitment to her clients has been recognised by the Family Law Awards, and she was shortlisted for ‘Partner of the Year’ 2018.

Career

After qualifying as a solicitor in 2002 Ravi worked for one of the largest regional childcare teams in the Midlands for six years, and then joined Duncan Lewis Solicitors in 2014 as a partner-level director

Languages

Fluent in Punjabi and conversational in Hindi and Urdu.

Member

Ravi is a member of the Law Society Children, the Association of Lawyers for Children and Resolution. She is also an associate member of NAGALRO.  

Education

Ravi completed her LPC at the University of Birmingham and has an LLB (Hons) from the University of Nottingham Trent.


South East: Private client

Family: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Within: Family: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

The 'really supportive and very efficient' family and child care team at Duncan Lewis Solicitors is well known for its cutting-edge work across a wide range of family and children matters. The practice specialises in domestic abuse, unusual divorce cases, emergency applications to freeze parties’ assets and female genital mutilation protection orders. It also handles financial matters, prenuptial and cohabitation agreements. The practice is headed by six directors spread across four offices: Adeeba Naseem, Alia Lewis and Ravi Kaur Mahey are based in Harrow; Sheena Donlon and Sara Upton lead the Barnet office; Krina Parmar splits her time between Milton Keynes and Luton.

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