We pride ourselves on ensuring that you and your family get the help, advice and support you need in every aspect of everyday life; including housing and assistance from social services. Edwards Duthie Shamash has a team of experienced and committed solicitors specialising in all areas of social welfare law. This includes problems with housing, community care and mental health.

Our dedicated team of solicitors work to the highest standards with the experience and knowledge vital to assisting clients to get the help and support that they need. Edwards Duthie Shamash has a long-standing commitment to assisting the local community with all social welfare problems. Our lawyers are able to deal swiftly, sensitively and effectively with cases at all levels, from straightforward housing problems to complex cases in the Appeal Courts.

We have developed strong links with the community, including Citizens Advice Bureau and are proud of the seamless referral systems that we have developed with these organisations. We regularly work with local councils – Newham Council, Redbridge Council, Barking & Dagenham Council, Waltham Forest Council and Hackney Council – in securing assistance for our clients in those area. Almost all of our work is funded by legal aid.  Please follow this link to establish whether you qualify for legal aid.



A sensitive approach in times of difficulty
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Community Care

Help for challenging times
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Mental Health

We understand your situation
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If you would like to know more or need our help please call us now on 020 8514 9000 to speak with one of our Housing lawyers

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