Lewis deals predominantly with public law children work.
A regular choice of many local authorities, Lewis is best known for his representation of parents, children and wider family members in the context of care proceedings in the High Court and County Court. Complex expert evidence forms part of most cases
Lewis is involved in and recent cases have involved:
Lewis’s approachable and friendly manner ensures that he is able to provide clear and accessible advice to both professional and lay clients alike. In addition, conducting conferences and hearings with clients for whom English is not the first language is a regular feature of Lewis’s diary. In particular, Lewis is regularly instructed to represent young and vulnerable parents as well as parents who present with learning difficulties. An early discussion with solicitors in order to tailor the best approach for a vulnerable client is always encouraged.
"He is very much up-and-coming. He is well prepared and popular with solicitors; he will go a long way."Chambers & Partners (2014)
"He has excellent advocacy skills and fights hard for his client. He has a strong moral compass and very good client care." "Confident presentation in court."Chambers & Partners (2019)