Aidan Carr > Burton Copeland LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Burton Copeland LLP
M40 5AG

Work Department

Professional Regulatory


Consultant – Aidan has particular expertise in the area of healthcare regulation, advising members of the medical and dental professions under investigation for misconduct by the General Medical Council and General Dental Council and representing their interests at subsequent fitness to practise hearings and any related criminal prosecutions and inquests. He is also conversant with proceedings of the Court of Appeal Criminal Division, Attorney General’s References and cases referred to the Court of Appeal by the Criminal Cases Review Commission. Since joining Burton Copeland Aidan has expanded his practice to include anti-doping violations in sport. Notably, he was recently retained by British Cycling to represent its Lead Physio in the far-reaching UK Anti-Doping investigation and House of Commons Select Committee inquiry into alleged wrongdoing in cycling and sport and the subsequent GMC case against the Team Sky / British Cycling team doctor.


Aidan joined Burton Copeland`s Professional Regulatory and Crime Team in September 2016. He was previously  the Senior Partner at Rowlands Solicitors LLP and subsequently a partner in the Regulatory Healthcare Team at Berrymans Lace Mawer, now BLM.

  • Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales 1980
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland 2015
  • Partner – Rowlands Solicitors LLP 1986 – 2010
  • Marketing and New Business Partner 2004 – 2007Senior Partner 2007 – 2010
  • Partner – BLM Healthcare Regulatory Team 2010 – 2016
  • Head of Office BLM Dublin 2014-2016
  • Honorary Solicitor – The Association of Former Manchester United Players


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