Chris Brophy

Chris is a commercial lawyer, who is on the Roll of Solicitors and is a member of the Law Society, with many years’ experience of working with the private, public and third sectors in law firms. He is passionate about social businesses particularly in the health and care sectors and helping clients achieve their strategic and operational goals. Back in 2010, Chris  worked with the Government in developing the blueprint for the transfer of community health provider services from Primary Care Trusts to community interest companies ( and he went on to set up many such organisations.  Chris continues to advise community interest companies as well as health service bodies, voluntary organisations, charities and private sector organisations working predominantly in the health and care fields.  

Chris is a non-Executive director of Care Dorset Limited, a wholly-owned trading subsidiary of Dorset Council, which provides adult social care services in the Council’s area. Chris is also an independent Board advisor to Implemental Worldwide Community Interest Company, which supports and advises on best practice in delivering mental health services; and a Non-Executive Director of PopUp Painting & Events Limited (  Chris is a member of Communities of Integration Network (COIN), which advances the understanding and implementation of community-orientated integrated care.

Chris can be contacted at: or on 07711 315 674

Cendrine le Blanc

Cendrine is a commercial lawyer with a City background originally working on large telecommunications, healthcare and infrastructure projects. She then joined Chris at a specialist healthcare law firm where she helped develop the social enterprise practice, focusing predominantly on the establishment of community interest companies, including advising on the agreements to transfer the businesses from the NHS to the social business structures.  She continues to advise her clients on procurement, primary and community care contracting, corporate and governance issues.
Cendrine can be contacted at