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Solicitors, Directors and Consultants

Andrew W Dawson

Email: andrew.dawson@brunswicks.eu

Call: 07970 635 629

Andrew leads Brunswicks' Regulatory lawyers.

Andrew has specialised in defending businesses, their directors and employees for over 25 years. Before that he was a prosecutor - the classic "gamekeeper turned poacher."

Andrew has been recognised for many years as one of the country's leading regulatory lawyers. He has featured in many of the Legal Directories in relation to his work from as far back as 1991. Andrew has dealt with many high profile and sensitive cases over the years including allegations of manslaughter, corporate manslaughter, misfeasance in public office, and numerous health, safety and environmental matters. He has gained considerable experience in dealing with due diligence defence matters for businesses facing trading standards, weights and measures and food prosecutions. Necessarily this has also included product recalls.

In addition to his work as a defence lawyer Andrew also provides risk management advice. He is a well regarded trainer and presenter and is co-author of "Care Standards - A Practical Guide". Andrew wrote the sections dealing with enforcement and managing regulatory investigations.

Keith M Lewin

Email: keith.lewin@brunswicks.eu
Call: 07779 128 599

Keith leads Brunswicks' Health and Social Care team.

Keith has acquired over 42 years, a wide ranging expertise in commercial disputes of all types. He has represented clients, both as solicitor and advocate, in courts throughout the UK and has been involved in several leading decisions in the High Court and Court of Appeal. He has acted for many care homes relating to obtaining and retaining registration, and, additionally, is retained by companies specialising in such diverse areas as hyperbaric medicine and air transportation of the critically ill. In more recent years Keith has provided support, advice and representation to clients concerning inspection by the then NCSC and now CQC and CSSIW, also, he provides strategic advice and representation on vulnerable adults and child related investigations.

Keith acted as advisor to the Lithunaian Government on anti-corruption and counter-fraud measures in the state's provision of health and social care.

He is a regular contributor to a number of publications and is a sought after trainer and presenter. He is a co-author of "Care Standards - A Practical Guide" published by Jordans.

Chambers and Partners UK Solicitors' Directory states: 'Keith Lewin, at health and social care specialists Brunswicks, elicits a barrage of positive feedback. “He gives off an air of confidence that we feel is exceedingly important,” explain sources, who add: “He is able to grasp absolutely any point that you make and is happy to discuss all the issues with you and to keep you informed throughout the entire process.” His practice covers a full range of services and focuses on care home clients’ dealings with regulators, including challenging Commission of Social Care Inspection investigations.'

Caroline Chinn

Email: caroline.chinn@brunswicks.eu
Direct Dial: 08455 190 696
Call: 07821 449 120

Caroline Chinn leads Brunswicks on Real Estate and oversees on all commercial real estate and development work. Having worked for large national and international law firms she has gained considerble knowledge and experience over 25 years in the law. Caroline is fully conversant with planning and environmental issues and has devised and executed strategies to assist clients to achieve their aims in these areas. In addition to her work for Brunswicks’ clients, Caroline is a Senior Law Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University where she leads the drafting courses and teaches Commercial Property and Practice, Solicitor’s Accounts and Business Accounts. Healthcare providers and developers are becoming a major component of Caroline’s work.