Mr David Head > Duncan Lewis Solicitors > Hackney, England > Lawyer Profile

Duncan Lewis Solicitors
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Work Department

Litigation, Housing and Employment


David Head is a civil litigation director and is a member of Duncan Lewis Solicitors’ senior management team. He is a housing and litigation solicitor with over 20 years’ experience working throughout London, with significant experience in homelessness, disrepair and possession cases.

As a Solicitor Advocate, David has experience in representing clients in the higher courts. He advises on numerous matters which have a cross-over with employment for companies, including TUPE; mergers and acquisitions and employment contractual drafting. 


After completing the Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law, he was called to the Bar in 1990 and was later admitted as a solicitor in 1997. He has been a partner-level director at Duncan Lewis Solicitors since 2007.


David is a member of the Housing Law professional body; Housing Law Practitioners Association; the Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates; the Employers Law Association; the Honourable Society of Lincolns Inn and the Law Society.


Inns of Court School of Law (Bar Vocational Course); College of Law (1997 Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Social housing: tenant

Duncan Lewis Solicitors covers a broad range of social housing claims and ‘a high volume of legal aid cases‘ for tenants, including disrepair, homelessness and succession matters. The practice ‘shows strength in depth‘ and has a niche area of expertise in acting for tenants in urgent possession and unlawful eviction cases via the County Court Possession Duty Schemes in London, and has further niche expertise of assisting vulnerable clients through means of Equality Act defences as well as challenges against local authorities by way of judicial review proceedings. ‘Excellent leadersManjinder Kaur Atwal , Dianne Cowie, Bernadette Chikwe and David Head lead the London housing offering and are ‘highly experienced in all areas of housing law‘.