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Dave Hayward

Dave Hayward

Public Law Executive

Dave is an executive in the public law department at the firm's Grimsby office, following some time as a consultant for the firm.

He is a former senior police officer having held the positions of Divisional Commander and Detective Chief Superintendent. As a police officer, Dave conducted a number of sensitive misconduct investigations involving police staff and officers as well as being the senior investigating officer for numerous crime related enquiries.

Within the firm, Dave has investigated a number of alleged breaches of the Local Government Code of Conduct and as an independent investigator conducted a number of complaint and fact finding investigations within elements of health which include: adult social care, mental health, children's transition services and more recently independent care providers and GP practices.

Dave has expertise in policy review and has been instrumental in reviewing, writing and consulting on policy, again within elements of health, together with providing advice on leadership and supervision.

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