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Brian Dawson Practice Group Leader, Clinical Negligence

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Brian is a senior clinical negligence solicitor at Slater and Gordon and works from our Chester office.

He has extensive experience in civil litigation, gained from over 30 years of practising law.

Brian specialises in higher value clinical negligence cases, professional negligence cases and costs and funding issues.

He is also a deputy district judge and an accredited mediator with both the Alternative Dispute Resolution Group and the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution.


Commendations from independent legal directories

  • Legal 500 2015: Brian is a “recommended lawyer”

Career history

  • Since 2015 Slater and Gordon
  • 2000 – 2015 Walker Smith Way Legal 


  • College of Law, Chester
  • University of Manchester 

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
  • Accredited as an APIL Clinical Negligence Specialist
  • Law Society
  • AvMA

Recent Testimonials for Brian Dawson

“Thank you for the time and effort you have put into advancing this case forward. The speed in which things have moved since you took on the case has been impressive. I'm glad it has finally been settled and I can now move on to a new chapter in my life.”

Luke, Chester

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