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Theo

Addae

LLB

Partner & 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 .

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Asiyah

Ahmed

LLB

Solicitor

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Maddy

Ashton

LLM

Solicitor & Higher Courts Advocate

Maddy is our exclusive solicitor litigator of the most serious of Crown Court cases. She has extensive experience of representing clients charged with murder and attempted murder. She is known best for her client care skills which always make clients feel at ease when facing the worst period of time in their lives.

She is qualified to represent her clients in both the Crown Court and Magistrates Court having qualified as a Solicitor and Higher Court Advocate in 2021.
She also represents clients in the police station.

She has a Law degree and a Masters degree [specialising in the law surrounding joint enterprise in murder].

Maddy is always on hand and renown for her second to none client care.

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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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Shannon

Barlow

LLB

Solicitor & Prison Law Team

Shannon first joined the firm as a Crown Court caseworker in 2015 and is based in our Nottingham office. Since then Shannon has qualified as a duty solicitor and regularly represents clients at both the Magistrates Court and police stations. She continues to deal with and assist counsel in a number of complex Crown Court cases. Shannon also specialises in and is part of our Prison Law team representing a number of clients before the Parole Board and at adjudications.

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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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Andrew

Bostock

Partner & Solicitor

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

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Emma

Bradley

Solicitor

Originally from Yorkshire, Emma gained her Law degree at Brunel University in London, before completing the LPC at the College of Law. She trained with a Legal Aid practice in North West London, qualifying in 1998, where she remained, practising criminal law and went on to become Partner. She is a qualified Duty Solicitor and Higher Courts Advocate. Emma relocated back to Yorkshire in 2015 and had been working locally as a Consultant and Duty solicitor before joining the Johnson Partnership in 2022. An able advocate, with a wealth of experience across the whole criminal spectrum, Emma has a particular interest in representing young people.

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Eric

Bray

Solicitor

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Sarah

Brown

Solicitor

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Suzanne

Butterfield

Solicitor

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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.

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Amy-Jo

Cutts

Solicitor

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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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Ian

Durant

Solicitor & Higher Court Advocate

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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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Abbie

Edwards

LLB

Partner & Solicitor

Abbie Studied law at BCUC, graduating in 2005 with an LLB (Hons). She then went on to Huddersfield Uni in 2005 for her LPC. She was admitted as a solicitor March 2008.



Abbie started working at Johnsons in 2011, She works at the Mansfield and Lincoln Offices, dealing with all types of criminal law including youths and clients with mental health issues.

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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.

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Felix

Evans

Solicitor

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Elise

Gould

LLB

Solicitor

Ellie is currently on maternity leave. We look forward to welcoming her back in due course.

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Sian

Hall

LLB

Solicitor & Prison Law Team

Siân joined The Johnson Partnership on 31st October 2016, as Chris Saunders’ assistant, having just graduated with a degree in Law at Nottingham Trent University. She became an accredited Police Station Representative whilst studying for a Masters in Legal Practice, before going on to become a Trainee Solicitor. Siân is now a qualified Solicitor with vast experience representing clients in the Police Station and Magistrates Court. She is also part of the Prison Law team, representing clients for adjudications and in front of the Parole Board.

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Ryan

Higginbotham

Solicitor

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Katie

Hodgkinson

LLM

Solicitor Advocate

Katie started working at The Johnson Partnership in July 2019. She completed her law degree (LLB) in 2018, graduating from Nottingham Trent University. Katie then completed her LPC and Masters Degree (LLM) at Nottingham Law School in 2019. After qualifying as a solicitor Katie worked in the Magistrates department and is also Duty qualified, she is now a Crown Court Advocate but can turn her hand to crown court litigation billing, police station representation and Saturday remand courts in the magistrates.

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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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Ran

Johal

Solicitor

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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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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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Jacqueline

Macduff

LLB

Partner - Head of Derby Office & Solicitor

Jaki joined Johnsons in 2014 in our Crown Court department. She has since qualified as a solicitor and completed her duty qualification. Jaki has experience representing clients at the police station, magistrates court, crown court and also in relation to prison law matters. She is now the Head of our Derby office.

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Bradley

Maw

Solicitor

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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. COFA and Mlro.

Police station work out of hours

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

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Katie

Millett

LLM

Solicitor

Katie joined the Johnson Partnership in July 2018 when she completed her placement year at the firm during her undergraduate law degree. She went on to achieve a First Class law degree (LLB) and completed her Legal Practice Course Masters degree at Nottingham Law School in 2020, focusing on the use of drill music as bad character evidence in criminal trials in England and Wales. She is now a Solicitor in the practice.

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Osman

Munir

LLB (Hons)

Solicitor Advocate

Osman qualified as a Solicitor in 2010 and has practised exclusively in the field of Criminal Law since. Osman became Police Station Accredited in 2007 and qualified as a Duty Solicitor in 2011. He later obtained the Higher Rights of Audience qualification in 2013.
Osman possesses a great deal of knowledge and experience, in advising and representing Clients at all stages of the Criminal Justice System. His energy skills and enthusiasm have achieved exceptional results for the Clients he represents. He is articulate, kind and considerate and will leave no stone unturned in the litigation process.
He has been engaged by some of the largest Criminal Defence practises across the UK as well as the Crown Prosecution Service where he worked as a Senior Crown Prosecutor.
Osman frequently deals with General Crime including Motoring, Assaults, Theft, Public Disorder offences to Serious Crime including Murder, serious Sexual Offences and complex Fraud matters.

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Kendall

Newbold

LLM

Solicitor

Kendall joined the firm in 2018 as a crown court caseworker and is based in our Nottingham office. Since then Kendall has qualified as a duty solicitor and regularly represents clients at the magistrates court and police stations. She continues to deal with and assist counsel in a number of complex Crown Court cases. Kendall is part of our prison law team representing a number of clients before the Parole Board and at adjudications.

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Kishen

Patel

Solicitor

Employed by The Johnson Partnership as a Trainee Solicitor based in Sheffield.

I am fully police station accredited and currently, fee earn for a caseload at Sheffield Crown Court.

I have completed my LPC being awarded a pass with a commendation. Alongside my LPC, I undertook a Masters of Law. My LLM was a dissertation based on discrimination within the legal workplace which I also achieved a commendation on.

Having a passion for football and law, I am currently utilising my legal skills and professional expertise in sanctioning disciplinary regulations for the Football Association working on serious cases nationally.

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Chris

Perry

LLB

Solicitor

Chris qualified as a solicitor in January 1998. He joined the Johnson Partnership in November 2014 and is a specialist criminal solicitor.

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Ian

Pridham

Solicitor

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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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Sarah

Roberts

BA

Partner & Solicitor

Sarah studied politics and international business at the University of Liverpool then did her Graduate Diploma in Law at Trent and the Legal Practice Course part time whilst working at Johnsons. She joined Johnsons in 2011

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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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Helen

Rooks

BA

Solicitor

Having joined the firm in 2003, Helen is a dedicated member of the team who has practiced criminal defence for over 20 years. She currently specialises in advocacy before the magistrates court where she is a well known and popular advocate. She is also available 24/7 as a police station representative. She obtained a first class degree in English before training to become a solicitor.

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Kirsty

Sargent

LLB

Partner & Solicitor

Kirsty joined Johnsons in December 2013, after working at a large criminal defence firm in London. She qualified as a solicitor in early 2013 and obtained her Duty Solicitor accreditation shortly after.

Kirsty can be found in our Chesterfield office, undertaking all types of work at the Magistrates Court and Police Stations.

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Christopher

Saunders

BA

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.

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Jess

Skelton

LLM

Solicitor

Jess did her degree at Derby University and graduated in 2018. She then did her LPC and Masters degree at Nottingham Trent, graduating in December 2019. She joined Johnsons in July 2019.

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Robin

Smith

Solicitor

Robin heads up the newly established Hull office. Robin has worked in the Criminal Defence arena since 1984 and qualified as a Solicitor in 1997 through Leeds University and has vast experience in all aspects of criminal and road traffic law.

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Bill

Soughton

Consultant & Solicitor

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Louisa

Treharne

Solicitor

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Lewis

Troughton

LLM BA

Solicitor

Lewis obtained a BA in philosophy from Warwick, then a Masters in law from Nottingham Trent, graduating in 2017. He started working for Johnsons in Dec 2018 and qualified as a solicitor in summer 2021.

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Aaron

Watson-Weinberg

Business Defence & Solicitor

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Nadine

Wilford

Solicitor

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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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Tim

Williamson

Solicitor

Tim was born in Doncaster. He studied Law at Birmingham University, gaining a 2.1 degree. He then did his LSF at Trent Poly, Articles at Glaisyer's BirminghamHe worked at Frank Allen Pennington Duty Sol since November 1995 then GV Hale and Johnsons since Nov 2013. He has been a Higher Courts Advocate since 2012

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Yvonne

Wragg

LLB

Partner & Solicitor

Yvonne joined Johnsons in March 2003 as a police station clerk at the Nottingham office, having studied Law at Derby University. She went on to pass the LPC at Nottingham Law school and qualified in July 2010, working out of our Mansfield office. She then moved to be supervisor of the Sheffield office in 2017.

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Alastair

Young

LLB

Partner & Prison Law & Solicitor

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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