Junior Lawyer of the Year

20 October 2017


Ahmed Aydeed - Duncan Lewis Solicitors

Junior lawyer of the year winner Ahmed Aydeed Duncan Lewis SolicitorsAhmed qualified as a solicitor in May 2015 and practises in the Public Law/Immigration Department at Duncan Lewis. He specialises in challenging unlawful detention in complex and high-profile cases, the resulting decisions of which have benefited thousands of detained asylumseekers.

Highly commended

Lewis Kett - Duncan Lewis Solicitors

Junior lawyer of the year highly commended Lewis Kett Duncan Lewis SolicitorsLewis specialises in running judicial review challenges in immigration, asylum and human rights. The first trainee solicitor to be named Times Lawyer of the Week, he has played a key role in notable public law cases positively affecting thousands of asylum-seekers and detainees.

Jonathan Hodge - Giles Wilson LLP

Junior lawyer of the year highly commended Jonathan Hodge Giles Wilson LLPJonathan is a formidable junior lawyer who has selflessly dedicated his spare time to helping young people gain access to the legal profession. He has single-handedly designed and implemented a comprehensive multistage mooting competition for pre-university level students, personally mentoring their development as they embark on their careers.

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