Christian Dingwall > Browne Jacobson LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Browne Jacobson LLP
3rd Floor, No.1 Spinningfields
1 Hardman square, Spinningfields
M3 3EB

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Christian qualified as a solicitor in 1986 and joined Browne Jacobson in 2019 as a partner in its Commercial Health team.  He advises health and social care clients, including many NHS trusts, foundation trusts, commissioners and other bodies, about commercial and corporate law, governance, compliance and regulation.

Christian specialises in organisational and service transformation in the NHS and wider health sector, including, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, integrated care partnerships and reconfiguration.   Legal directories rate him as a top lawyer for health transactions.


  • Admitted as a solicitor in 1986
  • BA (Hons) – 1982

Lawyer Rankings

London > Public sector > Healthcare

(Hall of Fame)

Christian DingwallBrowne Jacobson LLP

The national health and social care team at Browne Jacobson LLP is particularly renowned for its advice on the creation of integrated care systems and expertise on service reconfiguration and NHS mergers. The team includes experts from five different offices, giving them a strong national presence and a combined wealth of experience in integrated care, social care, insurance, health tech, local government, education and criminal and regulatory law. Team leader Gerard Hanratty is at the forefront of advising the NHS on the development of integrated care systems and health technology innovations. Christian Dingwall specialises in governance, regulation and compliance for the NHS, standing out for his experience in contracting, procurement and trust creation. Charlotte Harpin regularly advises on complex governance and public law issues in the health sector.

North West > Public sector > Health

The team at Browne Jacobson LLP is a standout name for providing health-related advice to a national NHS client base as well as major private healthcare providers. Areas of expertise include mental health, governance and social care. Practice co-head Gerard Hanratty  is at the forefront of advising NHS clients on issues such as service reconfiguration projects and Covid-19 response measures while co-head Christian Dingwall  is known for his expertise on NHS transactions and projects. Victoria Thourgood and Amanda Callaghan  are key experts in the health space. Heather Caddy  joined in summer 2022 from Hill Dickinson LLP.