Our People

Our People 2018-02-16T16:31:06+00:00

Lawrence B Lederman – Senior Partner

Lawrence is the founding Partner of Lawrence & Co. He has a wealth of experience in dealing with Child Care Cases and is a member of the Children Panel and Child Care Panel. He has 40 years’ experience as a Criminal Practitioner and also dealing with Personal Injury litigation. He has dealt with many leading cases.

Judy Kelman – Crime Partner

Judy leads a team of experienced lawyers preparing cases for clients facing serious criminal charges. A number of high profile cases and complex fraud matters have been successfully defended. Her extensive experience and that of her team ensures that the largest cases requiring multiple fee earners input and coordination are prepared professionally and with close client involvement. Judy has particular expertise in SFO investigations and POCA matters.

Fadi Daoud – Extradition and Crime Partner

Fadi is created an Extradition Department in 2010. And since then has been at the forefront of some of the leading cases in Extradition Law. Fadi also practices Crime Cases and ones of a more serious or complex nature.

Hemini Patel – Crime Partner

We understand that it can be frightening and worrying for an individual who is arrested and also their family and friends. Running a team of 15 Solicitors and clerks Hemini is responsible for ensuring anyone arrested by police has access to legal advice and assistance 24/7 365 days a year. Her team can attend police stations day or night anywhere in London, and can cover any matters that are charged to court. This busy team has lawyers at Central London courts on most days and can arrange attendance for its clients at any court. If you or someone you are close to gets arrested it is important to seek legal support at the earliest opportunity.

Louisa Agu – Immigration; Human Rights and Public Law

Louisa who runs a busy department has a wealth of experience in Immigration law; human rights and public law cases. Having specialised in this field since 1999, she has been involved in complex and notable cases involving Asylum; Immigration; Human Rights and public law issues at all levels of the court system with several of her cases reported as country guidance cases. Louisa is respected for her attention to detail and tenacity in fighting for client’s rights in her chosen fields.

Melanie Crank – Family Partner

Mel is an experienced advocate and will represent her client at all levels of Court Hearings. She specialises in Care work but has broad experience in all aspects of family Law. Mel regularly acts for children via their Children’s Guardian. She has co-responsibility for supervising members of the family department and the management of their cases. Mel is a member of the Child Care Panel.

Charles Njindou – Family Partner

Charles qualified as a solicitor in 2001. He specialises in family law and has particular expertise in children cases involving local authorities, child abduction law and cases with an international dimension or involving the cross-border movement of children.

He has extensive experience of cases involving arrangements for children, custody/residence, contact/access (domestic and international), adoption (domestic and inter country), the reciprocal enforcement of foreign orders, international relocation/ leave to remove applications and jurisdiction disputes.

Charles is a member of the Law Society’s Children’s Panel, Child Care Panel and an Advanced Specialist Family lawyer with a particular specialism in Child Abduction and Private Children Law.​

Renu Sanghera – Civil Litigation Partner

Renu runs our Hounslow Office and has a particular interest in Employment Law, Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury Claims. Renu has represented Clients with serious injuries such as brain injuries or amputation. She has had successful cases against large corporations and is known not to give up. Renu has also represented organisations who have required help with Employment Polices or Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures.