Gwyn Lewis > Burton Copeland LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Burton Copeland LLP
MADISON PLACE
NORTHAMPTON ROAD
CENTRAL PARK, MANCHESTER
M40 5AG
England

Work Department

Road traffic.

Position

The lead principal and head of Burton Copeland LLP’s specialist road traffic unit, Gwyn has built up a wealth of knowledge and expertise over 30 years. He has dealt with a full range of serious criminal cases including gangland murders and multi million pound drug importations. He now concentrates on his passion for defending motorists  and has developed a track reccord of unrivaled success. His experise has led to him being instructed by a number of professional footballers and celebrities and resulted in vast press coverage.

Career

Articled Leo Abse and Cohen, Cardiff; qualified 1986; Rowlands Solicitors, Manchester 1986-91; partner Burton Copeland 1991; obtained Rights of Audience in Higher Courts 2000.

Languages

Welsh.

Memberships

Council member of the Manchester Law Society
Chair of the Crown and Magistrates Court Committee – Manchester Law Society

Education

Brecon High School; University of Wales, Cardiff (LLB Hons).

Leisure

Marathon running, football.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Crime, fraud and licensing > Crime: general

Burton Copeland LLP handles work across the full spectrum of criminal law, from serious and organised crime to road traffic offences. Its road traffic department deals with cases ranging from routine offences to death by dangerous driving. The team acts for the Police Federation and handles investigations and proceedings against members of the medical profession. Louise Straw is noted for her expertise in sexual abuse and historic sexual assault cases. She jointly heads the practice with Gwyn Lewis and Daniel Weed, who focuses on representing police officers. Michael Mackey is also noted.