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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

Helen Cummings

Tel:
Work 02031141336
Email:
Duncan Lewis Solicitors

Work Department

Court of Protection

Position

Helen is a solicitor within the Court of Protection and public law department at Duncan Lewis Solicitors. She has experience in a wide range of public law matters including commercial, social care and environmental judicial reviews; regulatory and fitness to practice cases in regulatory tribunals; regulatory and higher education disputes that involve fitness to practice tribunals. She also handles matters involving; discrimination matters relating to the Equality Act; data protection; human rights claims and inquests and disputes in the Court of Protection.

Helen has represented clients in the High Court, Court of Appeal and European Court of Human Rights. Particularly, she acts on the on behalf of the Official Solicitor, as well as regularly working with Independent Mental Capacity Advocates/Paid Relevant Persons Representatives and the families of vulnerable adults in cases in the Court of Protection under the Mental Capacity Act relating to their mental capacity, deprivation of liberty, health and welfare.

Career

Helen joined Duncan Lewis Solicitors in 2016 after spending several years with Irwin Mitchell LLP.

Member

Helen is a Level 2 accredited Caseworker under the Law Society’s Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme; this means she has specialist knowledge and experience in this area of law.

Education

Helen has a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC) and an LLB Law.


London: Private client

Court of protection

Within: Court of protection

Duncan Lewis Solicitors fields a ‘team that is quick to respond’. Key contacts are Rachel Caswell , Jemma Garside  and Toufique Hossain . It has a multi-disciplinary team that collaborates with its experts from its mental capacity, mental health, community care, clinical negligence and public law departments. Alex Peebles  and Helen Cummings  are both ‘personable and client-focused but with a keen eye on the law, strategy and procedure to ensure the very best outcome for their clients’.

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