Legal firm trying to block migrant deportation deny they’re ‘lefty lawyers’ despite posing with Jeremy Corbyn
A LEGAL firm that tries to prevent deportation of migrants has denied being “Leftie lawyers”.
But Duncan Lewis Solicitors’ response to Home Secretary Priti Patel’s jibes appears to be undermined by pictures of staff with leading Labour figures.
The firm’s social media feed boasted of “exciting times” at the party’s 2018 get-together.
Personal injury solicitor Nilma Shah was pictured with Mr McCluskey and then Shadow Chancellor Mr McDonnell.
When staff met Mr Corbyn he was flanked by Diane Abbott and his successor as leader Sir Keir Starmer.
The Home Secretary has denounced firms representing migrants as ‘do-gooders’[/caption]
Last week Priti Patel accused firms that try to prevent the deportation of migrants of ‘lawfare’[/caption]
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Ms Patel has denounced firms representing migrants as “do-gooders” and last week in her party conference speech she accused them of “lawfare”.
But a Duncan Lewis spokesman said: “We have met MPs from all three main political parties to highlight issues surrounding access to justice.
“We are not politically motivated. There appears to be a policy decision to attack lawyers who work on poor rates of pay to uphold the rule of law to represent the most vulnerable in society.”
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