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. She is a specialist criminal defence lawyer with over 17 years experience in criminal law. 

Dawn deals with all aspects of criminal law ranging from motoring offences to the most serious sexual offences, violent offences of GBH with intent, manslaughter and murder.

Whilst she is an accredited duty solicitor undertaking work in the police station and magistrates courts, Dawn also represents clients on a private basis and is part of the private client team.

Dawn has built great relationships with her clients, many of whom she has represented for several years. Her calm empathic approach earns her the confidence of those that she represents and ensures they are at ease at what can be a very difficult and traumatic time.

She is an accredited SRA Duty solicitor.