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Business Defence Team

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Nicola

Hornby

BA

Partner & Head of Business Law & Solicitor

Nicola has been with the firm since September 1990, 2 months after The Johnson Partnership was first formed. She qualified as a solicitor in 1995 and was one of the first solicitors in Nottingham to become a Higher Court Advocate (Solicitor Advocate) and regularly appear in the Crown Court. She has conducted cases of all levels as both a litigator and an advocate in the Magistrates’ and Crown Court and the Court of Appeal.

Nicola leads the Business Defence Department and specialises in dealing with all aspects of business crime and fraud. She is also a Peer Reviewer for the Legal Aid Agency, reviewing the work of other solicitors. In her spare time Nicola is the Chair of Governors of a local primary school.

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Aaron

Watson-Weinberg

Business Defence & Solicitor

Details will appear here

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Andrea

Cowie

LLM

Business Defence & Trainee Solicitor

Andrea started her training as a mature student earning her LLB and LLM from the University of Derby. Andrea is now waiting to complete her LPC and started working at Johnsons in January 2019 as a member of the Fraud Team. Andrea also attends the police station advising clients.

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Sian

Barber

LLB

Business Defence Solicitor

Sian joined The Johnson Partnership’s Business Defence team in December 2017 as a Paralegal. She qualified as a solicitor in April 2021.

Sian graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2012 with a LLB Law Degree. She then worked in Finance and Recruitment roles before embarking on the Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice at Nottingham Law School in September 2016.

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Annie

Brown

Business Defence

Annie first came to The Johnson Partnership on work experience when studying her A-levels. She has now started a legal apprenticeship here at the company and is studying a level 7 solicitors degree at Nottingham Trent University.

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Jess

Rogers

LLB

Business Defence Solicitor

Jessica Rogers joined the firm in March 2010, firstly in the Prison Law Department before moving to the Business Defence Team. Jessica graduated from Liverpool University in 2002 and was admitted as a solicitor in 2007. Jessica is also a duty solicitor.

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Sabrina

Kosur

LLB

Business Defence Solicitor

Sabrina Kosur joined the firm in November 2007 working in the Call Centre, before working in the Police Station Department as an Administration Assistant before quickly moving on to become a regular police station adviser. Sabrina recently qualified as a solicitor and works in the Business Defence Team as well as magistrates court.

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