Sally is a Practicing Consultant in the Dispute Resolution team at Burnetts.
Practicing Consultant Sally Johnson joined Burnetts’ Dispute Resolution team in 2016.
An experienced litigator, Sally was previously an in house solicitor at the Competition and Markets Authority (formerly the Office of Fair Trading) where she advised on high level competition decision appeals and unfair trading cases against national and international organisations.
Sally has spent her entire legal career working in litigation: having graduated from Durham University, she trained with London firm Pritchard Englefield Tobin. Following her qualification as a solicitor, she worked at Eversheds in Newcastle.
Prior to joining the Competition and Markets Authority, Sally was a partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team of Lewis Silkin where she advised numerous entrepreneurs on director / shareholder disputes and regularly acted for major players such as EDF on heavyweight contract disputes.
As an expert solicitor in Burnetts’ Dispute Resolution team, Sally’s focus is commercial litigation and mediation. She continues to have an interest in competition law and also in advising on disputes in the creative sector. Sally is a member of the Association of Northern Mediators and the Association of Women Solicitors.
Raised in Windermere, Sally is a volunteer for the charity Blackwell Sailing and a member of Windermere & Bowness Fairtrade group. She lives in Kendal.