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We establish lasting relationships with our clients by providing specialist legal advice in a sympathetic way.
Edwards Duthie Shamash Solicitors
Commercial Property

Commercial Property

Understanding your needs You may be a Commercial Property investor looking to protect the value of your major asset, or require assistance in understanding the liabilities you may be taking on in a commercial lease. You may be a developer seeking to understand the potential legal difficulties of an exciting new development opportunity (and how to overcome them). In each case expert advice and assistance is essential before committing to any property deal. We at Edwards Duthie Shamash pride ourselves on developing close working relationships with our clients... Learn more
Community Care

Community Care

Sometimes we all need a little help but it isn’t always that easy and securing the right kind of help can be difficult. Edwards Duthie Shamash Solicitors can help. Community care is available across the UK and can be provided for families in most communities. This could be services or accommodation, funded by local authorities or the NHS. If you think you might need help with any of the following, please get in touch: The provision of residential and other accommodation;Help with personal care and domestic routines;Help to keep someone... Learn more
Court of Protection

Court of Protection

The Court of Protection can make decisions about the health and welfare and the property and financial affairs of adults who lack mental capacity to make decisions for themselves. These decisions will be made in the best interest of the person lacking capacity. The court considers which decisions should be made about a range of health and welfare issues. These can include decisions in respect of residence, care, contact with others, medical treatment, internet and social media use, travel and a person’s capacity to consent to marriage, contraception... Learn more
Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Our experienced criminal team, headed by Senior Partner Shaun Murphy, have an enviable reputation for providing first class client care whilst obtaining the great results for our clients. We provide excellent legal advice and assistance for all matters from our east London and south London offices, whether it be shoplifting or fraud, a public order act offence, assault or robbery, serious sexual assault, rape or murder. Whether you are under arrest, have been invited in for police interview, are under investigation by the police, or have been charged... Learn more
Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution – With the Courts’ growing emphasis towards resolution of disputes and the need to manage costs from the outset, Edwards Duthie Shamash’s Dispute Resolution team are on hand to assist with your dispute. Edwards Duthie Shamash Solicitors recognises the recent focus on Alternative Dispute Resolution such as mediation and negotiations, but we are also not afraid to embark on litigation with a robust but progressive stance. The two approaches are at different ends of the scale and whilst choosing the right approach for you may be a difficult... Learn more
Employment

Employment

Edward Duthie Shamash's employment specialists advise on key employment services. We provide a complete service for businesses, from the drafting of contract documentation, policies and handbooks to guiding the business and staff through disciplinary hearings or grievance and redundancy procedures.  We can assist in facilitating changes to your business to ensure it is adaptable to the current economic climate, retains profitability and maintains consumer confidence. We understand you simply want to get on with making your business sustainable and pursuing your strategic goals, we can take the stress... Learn more
Family Law

Family Law

Our approach ‘We recognise that no two cases are the same, and so offer professional, tailor made advice to suit the needs of your case’ We adopt an empathetic yet robust approach in resolving our clients problems in the most time and cost effective manner. We understand the need to adopt a non-confrontational and non-judgemental approach, whilst at the same time ensuring the interests of our clients are upheld at all times. Our specialist Solicitors are members of Resolution and are ranked in the Legal 500 directories. We... Learn more
Housing And Social Welfare

Housing And Social Welfare

Edwards Duthie Shamash has a team of experienced and committed lawyers specialising in all areas of social welfare law. We can advise you regarding a wide range of housing cases including homelessness, repossession of both rented and mortgaged property, disrepair, unlawful eviction and cases concerning the allocation of social housing.  We also offer expert advice and assistance in community care and mental health cases. Almost all of our work is funded by legal aid.  Please follow this link to establish whether you qualify for legal aid. Approachable lawyers... Learn more
Media Law

Media Law

We have a strong reputation in all aspects of Media Law.  This is a specialised area in which we have considerable experience, covering issues such as Reputation ManagementMisuse of InformationPrivacy (including phone hacking)Defamation – including libel and slander We have been at the forefront of the allegations of phone hacking against News International and Mirror Group Newspapers, and have successfully represented a number of claimants. We successfully represented Alan Yentob and Paul Gascoigne in claims of Phone Hacking against the Mirror Group Newspapers securing over £250,000 damages in... Learn more
Medical Negligence

Medical Negligence

Our dedicated team of medical negligence solicitors are able to help you recover compensation on a No Win No Fee basis.  If you have been affected by medical negligence you may be able to claim compensation.  We will help you with a free claims assessment and guide you through the process of making a medical negligence claim.  We have helped many claimants recover compensation who have suffered because of medical negligence.  We have also assisted them in obtaining specialist care, rehabilitation and treatment. What is medical negligence? Medical... Learn more
Mental Health

Mental Health

People who have been detained in a Mental Health Unit for assessment (under Section 2) or treatment (under Section 3), have the right to appeal to a Mental Health Tribunal.  The Tribunal independently reviews the patient’s detention and has the power to order the patient’s discharge from hospital. In most instance a patient can also ask for his/her detention to be reviewed before a Hospital Manager’s Hearing that has similar powers to the Tribunal. People who are detained in a Mental Health Unit under a Hospital Order, following a criminal conviction,... Learn more
Parliamentary and Electoral Law

Parliamentary and Electoral Law

Gerald Shamash has been a member of the Labour Party since 1970, and has been Solicitor to the Labour Party for over 30 years. He has been closely involved with legislative reform of electoral law. In this capacity he has worked closely with government ministers, the Electoral Commission and the Law Commission, and has contributed to a number of consultations including the development of the Electoral Administration Act 2006. He is one of only a handful of practitioners nationwide to have been thanked by the Law Commission in... Learn more
Personal Injury

Personal Injury

What is a personal injury claim? If you have suffered an injury or illness that is caused or made worse by somebody else, you will be able to make a personal injury claim against them to obtain compensation and damages.  That somebody could be a person, a business or an organisation. Why choose Edwards Duthie Shamash Solicitors? We have a team of leading specialist personal injury solicitors who are able to help.  We could recover compensation for your injuries and loss of earnings as well as provide access... Learn more
Residential Property

Residential Property

Our approach So many firms provide cheap conveyancing, not all provide quality conveyancing. Our highly skilled residential property lawyers are able to offer private individuals and families the very best advice on a wide range of residential property issues. What sets us apart from other Property Lawyers is the level of service that we provide, comprising of excellent house buying and selling guidance, with communication to our clients being at the heart of our service. We are able to work efficiently and without delays, ensuring that our clients... Learn more
Wills and Probate

Wills and Probate

Our Wills and Probate team are dedicated to helping individuals both in preparing and planning for later life and dealing with the estate administration. Their wealth of experience allows them to deliver high quality work in all areas which they advise on. The team, led by Partner Anna Orpwood, has a forward thinking approach to enable clients to have peace of mind knowing that their future is in safe hands. Learn more
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