Roger Williams

Roger Williams

Consultant
Roger Williams has practised in Doncaster for more than forty years, covering many areas of private practice, but the greater part of his work is in the commercial and property fields, including work for NHS and other public bodies.

Outside the office Roger has served for many years as a school governor, and also undertakes charity work, being a member and past president of Doncaster Rotary Club, as well as having a lifelong involvement with the Scout movement.

A keen walker and climber, Roger is seldom happier than when he is out on the mountain tops.

Tony Dallman

Tony Dallman

Senior Partner
Originally from Sheffield, Tony has been a Solicitor for over 40 years. He has worked in the Doncaster area for 30 years and joined Dawson & Burgess as a partner in 2010. He has a wide range of experience in many areas of law but now mainly concentrates on residential and commercial conveyancing, commercial leases and private client work.

Tony is the firm’s Senior Partner and Senior Responsible Officer for conveyancing.

Outside of work he enjoys music, cricket, football and quizzes which he takes far too seriously!

Mark Toseland

Mark Toseland

Partner
Mark qualified in 1984 and joined Dawson and Burgess in 1986.

He has practised in the area of Wills Probate and Trusts throughout his career.

Mark lives out in the sticks and professes an affinity and understanding of the countryside. Hobbies include his three daughters, two adoptive children and two undisciplined dogs who keep him fit and honest, and he is an enthusiastic supporter of his wife who competes in triathlons.

He has been a member of Doncaster Cancer Detection Trust for over twenty five years and served as vice chairman for over fifteen years. He is also a trustee of the Aurora Cancer Care Charity.

Kristen Craig

Kristen Craig

Partner
Kristen joined Dawson & Burgess in June 2013 after spending over 10 years with another Doncaster firm and became a partner in April 2014. She qualified as a Solicitor in October 2007 and specialises in Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection matters and Estate Administration.

Kristen has a keen interest in providing services for the elderly client and is more than happy to visit clients in their own home. She is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly, an independent national organisation of lawyers, who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.

Outside of the office, Kristen is kept busy by her two sons and two Labradors!


Gemma Canli

Gemma Canli

Partner
Gemma was born in Doncaster and is pleased to be able to practice law in her home town.

Gemma joined Bell Dallman & Co. in September 2007 as a trainee solicitor and trained in numerous areas of law, after leaving Sheffield University with an LLB (Hons) Law degree and legal practice post graduate Diploma. She qualified as a solicitor in September 2009 and specialises in family law; including Divorce, Financial Issues, Matrimonial Conveyancing, Occupation and Non-molestation Orders, Co-habitee Disputes and children matters. She is a member of Resolution. In addition, she deals with Wills, Conveyancing, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Change of Name Deeds.

Bell Dallman & Co. merged with Dawson & Burgess in September 2010 and Gemma has continued to work in the above areas of law at their Armthorpe office. She became a partner in April 2015.

In her spare time, Gemma enjoys spending time with her family and socialising with friends.

Janice Oxley

Janice Oxley

Partner
Janice is a Chartered Legal Executive and Head of the firm’s Litigation Department. Janice qualified in 2004 and became a partner in September 2016. Janice has extensive experience and is highly regarded by her local authority clients in her dealing and handling of claims. She deals mainly with Fast Track and Multi Track highway, employer’s liability and public liability claims.

Janice also handles a claimant caseload dealing with a range of personal injury, road traffic and boundary dispute cases.

Janice is happy to provide external training to local authority clients on a range of topics.

Outside of work Janice enjoys competing with her daughter and their three dogs at fly-ball competitions with their local fly-ball team.

Sue Toseland

Sue Toseland

Legal Executive
Sue began her legal career in Doncaster in 1983, joining Dawson & Burgess in 2006. She is a Fellow of The Institute of Legal Executives, and Head of the Residential Property Department.

During her career Sue has been responsible for dealing with countless conveyancing transactions and ensuring her clients home move goes as smoothly as possible with all legal safeguards in place. She also offers advice on joint ownership of property, tax implications and gifts of property, and prides herself on providing a personal, friendly and approachable quality service to all her clients.

The amount of continuing and repeat business is testament to the professionalism, dedication and commitment which Sue invariably gives her clients.

When not working, Sue likes to mix socialising with keeping fit, enjoys open water swimming, cycling and triathlon events; completing her first super sprint event in 2013.

Sandra Hawkes

Sandra Hawkes

Conveyancing Executive
Sandra has worked in the legal profession for 41 years and has over 25 years’ experience in dealing with residential conveyancing covering sales and purchases, remortgages, Transfer of Equity, residential leasehold properties and acquisition of residential land plots. She joined Dawson and Burgess in March 2013. Sandra prides herself in giving a good, friendly and quality service to all her clients.

Outside of Work, Sandra enjoys horse riding, socialising and DIY. Most of her weekends and holidays are taken up driving her son and his horses to shows around the country in order to compete on the British Show jumping circuit.


Dawn Hughes

Dawn Hughes

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives
Dawn started her career in Doncaster in January 1988 and became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in 2002. She has a wide range of experience in all areas of Family Law including Divorce, Financial Issues, Co-habitee Disputes, Occupation and Non-molestation Orders and all issues concerning children. In addition Dawn prepares Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and change of Name Deeds.

Dawn is well known within the local community and has a strong connection with other professionals and the Courts.

She enjoys socialising and spending time with her family and friends.

Magdalena Musialik

Magdalena Musialik

Trainee Solicitor
Magdalena was born in Sosnowiec in Poland and has lived in England since 2007. She graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a 2:1 Bachelor of Laws degree in 2013 and joined Dawson and Burgess in summer 2013.

She studied a Legal Practice Course part time at NTU Law School which she completed in June 2017 achieving Commendation.  Subsequently, Magdalena began her Training Contract with Dawson and Burgess as a Trainee Solicitor in August 2017.

She is currently assisting Tony Dallman (Senior Partner) where she deals mainly with Commercial and Residential Conveyancing.  Occasionally, she assists in other departments with Polish-speaking clients including Employment, Family and Civil Litigation.

Outside of work Magdalena is kept busy by her ragdoll cat named Bob!

Magdalena has a friendly approach and excellent communication skills. Therefore, if you are looking for any assistance in polish language, feel free to contact her at her email address mm@dawsonandburgess.co.uk or by telephone on 01302 349463 to arrange an appointment.  She will be happy to help!

Sue Hutchinson

Sue Hutchinson

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives
Sue joined Dawson & Burgess in 1993 as a Legal Secretary having previously worked in the Legal Department of a large Corporation in the areas of Conveyancing, Litigation and Practice Management.

Sue decided to study with the Institute of Legal Executives and qualified as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in October 2002. She works in the Probate Department as Assistant to Mark Toseland.

In her spare time, Sue has a very keen interest in motor sport and is a member of the Goodwood Road Racing Club and the British Automobile Racing Club – even though she can’t drive! She also enjoys reading and listening to many different types of music. 

Hywel Jenkins

Hywel Jenkins

Solicitor
Hywel originates from Sheffield but has lived in Doncaster for over 25 years. He qualified as a solicitor in 1996, and has worked in Doncaster since 2001.
He has recently joined Dawson and Burgess.

His legal career has covered many different areas of both private and public practice and Hywel is proud to have had the opportunity to represent a wide variety of people in his time in Doncaster.
He is now concentrating on property work for both commercial clients and private individuals.

Away from work he likes spending time with his wife, 3 children and chocolate labrador. He enjoys being involved in his children’s sporting activities and coaches a local junior football team. At the end of the day he relaxes by walking his dog.