Duncan Lewis Solicitors is a solicitors firm that works across the UK, including Harrow. They are the largest legal aid providers in the UK and have specialists solicitors in: Divorce & Childcare, Crime & Fraud, Civil Liberties & Human rights, Housing, Immigration, Litigation, Mental Health and Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Professional Regulation and Public Law.
Duncan Lewis's Mental Health Law department assists those suffering from mental health problems who are being compulsorily detained under the Mental Health Act 1983. The department is concerned about the individual rights and liberties of those being detained and will endeavour to exercise patients’ legal rights and advise them while in hospital detention, including scrutinising all forms of medical treatment.
Persons detained under the Mental Health Act are eligible for free legal advice and assistance. It may also be possible for a relative of someone detained to be eligible for financial assistance. The team can arrange appointments at any hospital at short notice and, while based in London, routinely assist clients at locations across the country.
Spencer House, 29 Grove Hill Road, Harrow, HA1 3BN
Duncan Lewis Solicitors
Harrow, and they also have offices around the country
0333 772 0409 (general enquiries)
Many clients qualify for Legal Aid; get in contact to check your eligibility
How to apply:
Call them or use the email form on their website
Any serving Harrow bus station
Harrow on the Hill (Metropolitan, National Rail)
Yes, £5.90 - 2 hours