Duncan Lewis


Asylum, Detention/ Fast Track

Managed Migration, Public Law

Immigration Advice – Duncan Lewis Solicitors

Date: (1 October 2010)    |    

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Duncan Lewis is one of the largest and most respected Immigration Departments in the UK. Our broad knowledge and vast experience in general immigration, business immigration and asylum law is second to none.

The Duncan Lewis extensive Immigration Team consists of specialised staff providing help in a variety of different languages.

All Solicitors and caseworkers dealing with public funded immigration work at Duncan Lewis complete the Law Society’s Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme, which is mandatory to perform immigration related work for clients.

Duncan Lewis offer our clients a personal service at very affordable rates for advice on private immigration related matters.

The Duncan Lewis team deal with issues where Public Funding (formerly Legal Aid) may be available, for example, applications for political asylum.

The Company can offer assistance with General Immigration, Refugee & Asylum Immigration including Detention Centres, Work Permits and Visas and Business Immigration. We have included some examples of the types of immigration matters we can assist with under each main category.

General Immigration

Duncan Lewis solicitors can assist clients with the following types of legal matters under General Immigration.
• Deportation/Illegal Entry
• EEA Association Agreement Applications • Entry Clearance
• EU Residence Applications
• Outside the Rules Applications
• Family Reunions
• Judicial Review
• Married and Unmarried Partner Concession Application and Appeals
• Naturalisation
• Overstaying or illegally in UK
• Port Emergencies • Sponsorship
• Spouses & Partners
• Students
• Travel Document Applications

Refugee & Asylum Law

Duncan Lewis solicitors assist and represent asylum seekers from all over the world, at all legal stages from interviews to appeals. Our experienced team assists a variety of clients including children; mental health patients; HIV/AIDS patients and victims of torture who require expert representation. We conduct:

• Asylum Applications, Inter- views and Appeals to Tribunal and High Court
• Bail Applications
• Detention Centre Visits
• Applications for Exceptional Leave to Remain
• High Court Judicial Review Applications
• Human Rights Appeals
• National Asylum Support Service (NASS) Appeals

Visas & Work Permits

Duncan Lewis solicitors have extensive experience of preparing and submitting visa applications. Examples of visas are listed below.

• Ancestry Visa
• Ankara Agreement
• Au-pair Visa
• Business Visa
• Elderly Dependant Visa
• Extending or varying a visa
• Highly Skilled Migrant Programme
• Holiday Maker Visa
• Medical Visa
• Sector Based Scheme
• Spouse Visa
• Student Visa
• Visiting Visa
• Work Permit

Duncan Lewis & Co. has been awarded a Category 1 Franchise from the Legal Services Commission. The quality of our work is repeatedly demonstrated by the very high success rates achieved in cases that we take on. We strive to make our services as accessible as possible to everyone including taking on some cases on a pro-bono basis where legal aid is not available.

To book an appointment please contact Duncan Lewis New Client Co-ordinators on 0800 740 8081.

Duncan Lewis has offices in the following locations in London and the Home Counties:-

Duncan Lewis – Clapham Junction
Duncan Lewis – Dalston
Duncan Lewis – Harrow
Duncan Lewis – New Cross
Duncan Lewis – Romford
Duncan Lewis – Shepherds Bush

For more information please visit the Duncan Lewis home page at www.duncanlewis.co.uk

Duncan Lewis is the trading name of Duncan Lewis (Solicitors) Limited.