Mr 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 35  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 record of unrivaled success. His expertise 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

English
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 crime and fraud

Burton Copeland LLP handles the full spectrum of criminal law, from serious and organised crime through to regulator work and road traffic matters. The practice is instructed by police federations, claims management companies who act on behalf of insurance companies and members of the National Fostering Association. Practice head Louise Straw is recognised for her work on sexual abuse and historical sexual assault cases. Co-head Gwyn Lewis, chairman of the Manchester Law Society Crown and Magistrates Committee, focuses on road traffic cases. Daniel Weed completes the leadership trio and has developed a practice representing police officers. The experienced Michael Mackey  is now a consultant to the firm.