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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

Zofia Duszynska

Tel:
Work 020 3114 1188
Email:
Web:
www.duncanlewis.co.uk/Zofia-Duszynska-Immigration-Solicitor-Harrow-/
Duncan Lewis Solicitors

Work Department

Immigration

Position

Zofia Duszynska is a director in the immigration department at Duncan Lewis Solicitors. She specialises in asylum work, representing victims of torture, human trafficking and gender-based persecution as well as those excluded from the protection of the Refugee Convention.

She has wide experience of litigation in the Administrative Court and Court of Appeal as well as in the First-tier and Upper Tribunals of the Immigration Asylum Chamber. She is committed to providing access to justice to the most vulnerable in society and regularly represents detainees in their judicial review challenges against immigration detention or removal to their countries of origin/to other EU countries under the Dublin Regulations.

Zofia has established a reputation for obtaining international protection in the UK for adults and children who have been trafficked for domestic servitude, sexual and labour exploitation. She was a founding member of ATLeP (Anti-Trafficking Legal Project) an information network of lawyers and specialist practitioners assisting victims of trafficking.

Career

Zofia joined Duncan Lewis in 2015 and was appointed partner-level director in 2017. Prior to this she spent 12 years working as an asylum and immigration lawyer in the voluntary sector.

Member

Zofia is accredited as an Advanced Level Immigration Caseworker under the Law Society's Immigration and Asylum Scheme. She is also a member of ILPA and a convenor of ILPA's Refugee Working Party.

Education

Zofia has both a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Law (GDL) as well as a Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma in Marketing and a BA in Applied Language Skills (French and Russian).


London: Public sector

Civil liberties and human rights

Within: Civil liberties and human rights

Duncan Lewis Solicitors has a particular focus on immigration, asylum, migrant workers and refugee rights work, handled by a team of specialists which includes the 'impressive' Toufique Hossain and Zofia Duszynska, who are based in the Harrow office. The team is also adept at judicial reviews and conducting emergency injunctions for their clients. Tamana Aziz advises on business immigration and public law expert Jamie Bell is praised for his ability to 'quickly demonstrate care, commitment, openness and warmth'.

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South East: Human resources

Immigration

Within: Immigration

The immigration team at Duncan Lewis Solicitors 'is highly experienced with a wide range of excellent practitioners' who are best known for undertaking a steady stream of Legal Aid work representing individuals in all aspects of personal immigration, asylum, human rights and public law matters. It also has expertise in judicial review immigration claimant cases. Key advisors include Bahar Ata, Ahmed Aydeed,  Tamana Aziz, Toufique Hossain and Zofia Duszynska.

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