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I was most interested to read the article "Dentist's Brush with the Law" (The Lawyer, 16 September).
Hempsons has had a dental law department for many years. Our experience derives from a close association with the dental and medical professions for over 100 years. The dental department at Hempsons has a number of lawyers specialising in dento-legal topics, including two - myself and Liz Brimble - who are also qualified dentists. I spent 10 years in general dental practice prior to joining Hempsons in 1991 as a trainee.
I believe that I may have been the first registered dentist to become a partner in a firm of solicitors when I was so appointed by Hempsons in 1996.