Dawn McKnight


Dawn qualified as a solicitor in 2004 and joined the firm in 2006. Dawn has experience in all aspects of Criminal work and regularly appears in the Magistrates Court and Police Station.

About Dawn

Dawn McKnight is one of the senior solicitors at Lawtons, having joined the team in 2006.

Dawn is a specialist criminal defence lawyer with over 15 years’ experience. Dawn deals with all aspects of criminal law, ranging from motoring offences to the most serious cases of possession with intent to supply class A drugs, possession of firearms, GBH with intent, manslaughter and murder.

Whilst Dawn is an accredited SRA duty solicitor, undertaking work in the police station and magistrates’ courts, she also represents clients on a private basis. Dawn manages caseloads from the police station to the Crown Court to ensure continuity for those she represents.

Dawn has a good relationship with her clients, many of whom she has represented for several years.

Dawn’s calm, empathetic approach instils confidence in those she represents, ensuring that they are at ease in what can be a very difficult time.