Ms Rohena Wallace > Duncan Lewis Solicitors > Harrow, England > Lawyer Profile

Duncan Lewis Solicitors
Suite 3d
79 College Road

Work Department

Public Law and Immigration


Rohena is a director of public law and immigration, specialising in immigration, asylum, human rights and public law. She successfully deals with matters including; the 1951 Refugee Convention, European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), detention, bail, nationality law, European Economic Area (EEA) law as well as prison law and terrorism challenges involving the unlawful deprivation of citizenship. She is particularly proficient at representing vulnerable clients with mental health problems, unaccompanied asylum seeking children, victims of torture and those being held under immigration powers.

Rohena has extensive experience of challenging decisions by judicial review; removals from the UK; pursuing unlawful detention claims; fresh claim refusals and other related public law challenges. She has undertaken fact-finding visits to France and Cyprus in order to obtain evidence for use in claims for judicial review before the High Court.


Rohena joined Duncan Lewis Solicitors in September 2011 and qualified as a solicitor in May 2013. She was promoted to a partner-level director in 2017.


Rohena is a member of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association and is an accredited Level 3 (Advanced) Senior Caseworker under the Law Society Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme.


Rohena completed her Legal Practice Course (LPC) at the Bristol Institute of Legal Practice in 2008.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Public sector > Administrative and public law

Duncan Lewis Solicitors has established a well respected judicial review claimant practice, representing a spectrum of vulnerable claimants in cases relating to human rights, prison, mental capacity and social welfare issues. The team has recently been representing clients in the lead challenge to the SSHD’s Rwanda policy, with Ahmed Aydeed being a key contact on that front. James Packer is director of the public law department and litigates across a broad range of areas, while immigration specialist Toufique Hossain regularly represents vulnerable individuals, including asylum seekers and victims of torture. Rohena Wallace is also highly recommended.

London > Employment > Immigration

With a niche specialism in immigration judicial review cases engaging human rights in relation to removal, unlawful detention, suitability of immigration accommodation, and civil liberties, Duncan Lewis Solicitors leads in many of the most high-profile challenges of government departments and decisions. Asylum, protection, deportation, and modern slavery are among the firm’s other strengths in this area, and Toufique Hossain is a leading figure in this work. The firm has a large and capable team, with James Packer, Ahmed Aydeed, Bahar Ata, Claire Ryan, and Rohena Wallace all noted for their expertise in this area. Tamana Aziz heads the firm’s business immigration practice, and is ‘a fountain of knowledge and experience’, with a practice which straddles individuals and businesses with particular experience in complex appeals, applications under EU law, and training in immigration issues. Aziz works alongside Vicash Ramkissoon who works for international businesses and HNW individuals.

South East > Employment > Immigration

With extensive knowledge in challenging human rights breaches in removal and unlawful detention cases, Duncan Lewis Solicitors frequently helms asylum, deportation and immigration mandates. Toufique Hossain often caters to asylum-seekers who have been victims of sexual abuse, torture, and trafficking. Rohena Wallace is experienced in representing vulnerable clients, including those being held under immigration powers and with mental health problems. All of the individuals that have been mentioned split their time between Harrow and London.