Partners

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Ian

Boddy

BA

Partner - Senior Partner & Solicitor

Senior Partner (by age)
Higher Rights Advocate
Compliance OfficerLegal Practice (COLP)
Complaints Partner
Magistrates Court Advocate
Police Station Dept Supervisor
Chair Notts Law Society Criminal Law Committee

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Digby

Johnson

MA

Partner & Higher Courts Advocate

Digby graduated from Cambridge University in 1984 and founded the Johnson Partnership in 1990. He qualified as a Higher Courts Advocate in 2007.

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Robert

Keeble

LLM

Partner & Solicitor

Solicitor & Partner. Joined the Johnson Partnership in 1999. Extremely experienced criminal defence advocate undertaking all aspects of magistrates court work

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John

Wilford

LLB

Partner & Solicitor

John is a partner based at our Chesterfield office. He is qualified as a Higher Court Advocate. He obtained his degree from Coventry University and qualified as solicitor in1985. John has been with Johnsons since 2010. He deals mainly with general crime but also has Regulatory Law experience, dealing with cases before Disciplinary Tribunals

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Emma

Eardley

LLB

Partner & Solicitor

Emma qualified as a solicitor in 1999, having studied at Keele University. She became a partner in 2002 and specialises in Youth Court work. Emma dealt with the first case ever reconstructed on Crimewatch.

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Victoria

Clayton

LLB

Partner - Head of Lincoln Office & Solicitor

Vicki studied at the University of Northampton. She joined the firm in January 1997 as a Crown Court Clerk. Vicki qualified as a solicitor in July 2000. She is now the head of our Lincoln Office.

Vicki is married with a daughter and her family share their home with their cocker spaniel. She enjoys spending time with the family, cycling and walking.

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Michaela

Dunk

LLB

Partner & Solicitor

Michaela graduated from De Montford University. She joined Johnsons in 2002 and qualified as a solicitor in 2006. She became a partner in 2014.

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Christopher

Saunders

BA

Partner & Solicitor

Studied Nottingham university and Guildford law college, school of hard knocks and university of life. Qualified 1986, founding partner. King of the remand court and all I survey. COFA and Mlro

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Andrew

Bostock

Partner & Solicitor

Supervisor of the Doncaster, Barnsley and Sheffield offices. Andy does magistrates and police stations mainly.

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Alastair

Young

LLB

Partner Prison Law

Alastair has been a fixture of the Johnson Partnership for over 20 years and a partner since 2009 ; he was responsible for setting up the Prison law department in 2005 and has been involved in representing prisoners for a number of years in various challenges to the parole board ,ministry of Justice and prison service. On a number of occasions he has successfully brought judicial review proceedings in the High Court against these agencies , quashing decisions considered illegal on behalf of clients. His other interests include theatre , current affairs and English literature

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Rebecca

Meadows

LLB

Partner & Solicitor

Rebecca read law at the University of Hull. She joined the Johnson Partnership in February 2002 and completed her LPC part time while working here in the Crown Court Department. She qualified as a solicitor in 2002.

Rebecca is an advocate in the Magistrates Court and a trial specialist.

Police station work out of hours

Can usually be found travelling and attending music festival/gigs when not at work

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Theo

Addae

LLB

Partner - Head of Derby Office & Solicitor

Theo graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 1999 and joined The Johnson Partnership the following year. In the Crown Court Department he became our first trainee to win the prestigious Hammond Cup for advocacy. He qualified as a Solicitor in 2003, gained Higher Rights in 2007 before becoming a Partner in 2009. Theo has an excellent record of achieving positive outcomes for his clients from members of the general public to high profile individuals and professional sportspeople. He is a tenacious and formidable trial advocate and is the Head of our Derby Office.

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Donna

Pursglove

LLB

Partner - Head of Mansfield Office & Solicitor

Donna qualified in March 2001 and joined The Johnson Partnership in October 2011, becoming a partner in 2017. She is now head of the Mansfield office.

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Nicola

Hornby

BA

Partner & Head of Business Law

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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Amanda

Parker

BA

Partner & Solicitor

Amanda qualified in 1992, becoming the firm’s first female solicitor. She has been a partner since 1995 and has a wealth of knowledge and experience representing clients in police stations and in the magistrates court.

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Charlotte

Coverley

LLB

Partner & Higher Court Advocate

Emma, as she is known, graduated from Newcastle University in 1998. She joined Johnsons in 2001 and qualified as an HCA in 2007. She now leads the Crown Court team.

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Sundeep S.

Dhinsa

LLB

Partner - Head of Grimsby and Scunthorpe offices & Solicitor

Sunny joined the Johnson Partnership in 2013 and qualified as a solicitor in 2010. He is an experienced criminal defence advocate and head of the Scunthorpe and Grimsby offices.

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Euan

Edwards

LLB

Partner - Head of Prison Law & Solicitor

Euan joined the firm in 2005 as part of his degree at Nottingham Law School. He worked in the crown court department before qualifying as a solicitor in 2012 dealing in all aspects of criminal law and prison law, for which he is now Head of the Department.