Chris Brophy

Chris is a commercial lawyer 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 the following companies:

- Care Dorset Limited, a wholly-owned trading subsidiary of Dorset Council, which provides adult social care services in the Council’s area.

-the National Centre for Integrative Medicine CIC, which provides holistic and conventional medicine-based wellbeing services and advice.

-  PopUp Painting & Events Limited (

Chris is also a trustee of Chelsea and Kensington Social Council (a charity providing support and infrastructure services to the voluntary sector) and an independent Board advisor to Implemental Worldwide Community Interest Company (which supports and advises on best practice in delivering mental health services). 

Chris is a member of Communities of Integration Network (COIN), a think tank and discussion group 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