Director/Solicitor: Emine Mehmet is a director in the family and child care department, who supervises a large team of children panel members, solicitors, trainees and caseworkers working across London.
Her case load comprises a broad range of both privately funded and legal aid family and child care matters, with a notable focus on care proceedings, private law children disputes, numerous domestic abuse matters, and cohabitation disputes.
She is committed to assisting the most vulnerable and ensuring access to justice, as such she is the Head of the Duncan Lewis Pro Bono Committee which has received numerous industry awards in recognition of its excellent work.
In 2016 Emine won the Jordan’s Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award at the Family Law Awards and in 2017 was commended in the category of Best Contribution by an Individual at the LawWorks Pro Bono Awards.
Qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and has been with Duncan Lewis since 2011.
Emine is a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel.