Dean Bower is a Partner and Head of the Criminal department.
Dean is a Solicitor Higher Courts Advocate with a wealth of experience in all areas of criminal law. He qualified as a solicitor in 1999, attained Duty Solicitor status in 2001 and the Higher Courts (Criminal Proceedings) Qualification in 2007.
Dean has practised regularly in the Crown Courts of the Midlands and has further sharpened his advocacy skills by appearing in the Court of Appeal Criminal Division in London. In recent years his practice has largely been in the Magistrates Courts of Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. He has a particular interest in motoring law.
Dean joined Sills & Betteridge in January 2014.