Kandy Dawson

Kandy Dawson

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Kandy Dawson is a highly experienced solicitor having worked in the Family and latterly Crime departments for almost 30 years.

Kandy obtained her LLB Law at Warwick University and joined the firm in 1986 as a trainee solicitor. She qualified in 1988 and during her time at FMW Law has worked in various roles including Partner and Senior Managing Solicitor. She now spends the majority of her time providing advice at police stations.


1984 – LLB (Hons), University of Warwick
1985 – Part 2 Solicitors Qualifying Examination, College of Law, Chester


April 2014–date – FMW Law, Consultant Solicitor, crime, police station advice, prison law
March 2013–April 2014 – FMW Law, crime (police station advice), prison law
Jan–March 2013 – FMW Law, Court of Protection matters
1988 – 2013 – FMW Law, Assistant Solicitor, Partner, Senior Managing Solicitor
Supervisor for Lexcel and Legal Aid purposes; Advocacy at Family Proceedings Court, Magistrates Court and County Court level for family proceedings – Domestic violence, private law proceedings.
1986–1988 – FMW Law, trainee solicitor in conveyancing, crime and family law.


London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association
Duty Solicitor
Law Society Family Law Panel – Advanced
Advisor at Shepherds Bush Advice Centre on family law matters
Training staff at Refuge on domestic violence issues and protection of children.