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Thomas joined Edwin Coe as an Associate from Stone King where he trained and qualified as a litigation lawyer. He read law at undergraduate and continued his studies at King’s College London (Distinction & top of year). He was admitted to the roll in 2013 and recognised as a Solicitor Advocate in 2015 obtaining Higher Rights of Audience to appear in courts at all levels including the Court of Appeal. In 2018 he completed his judicial work shadowing sitting in the Chancery Division.

Thomas has a mixed civil actions practice. He represents individuals, businesses, charities, and educational institutions. He is developing experience in public, reputation, and data protection/information law. He regularly advises on interim equitable relief such as injunctions and Norwich Pharmacal orders.

  • Representing and advising a trust on its defence to a breach of confidence claim in the Commercial Court quantified at c£27 million.
  • Advising a widely publicised Brexit campaign following contravention of PECR and, in parallel High Court proceedings, breach of an online advertising agreement (c£750,000).
  • Obtaining Norwich Pharmacal relief against Google LLC.
  • Acting in a judicial review against the Home Secretary in the Administrative Court and onward through to the Court of Appeal.
  • Advising on unlawful public borrowing arising under a significant finance agreement.
  • Advising a religious charity engaged in a long-running cross-jurisdiction dispute concerning the extent of its liability for breach of trust under a funding agreement and misappropriation of donations intended for a Syrian orphanage.

Expertise

    • Advocacy (County Court & High Court)
    • Education law
    • Charity law
    • Public law/judicial review

Credentials

  • Winner of the Dickson Poon School of law Best in Year Prize at King’s College, Solicitor, Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Rights of Audience), judicial work shadowing, member of SAHCA, and freeman of the Worshipful Company of Solicitors.

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Thomas Johnson

Associate

Thomas joined Edwin Coe as an Associate from Stone King where he trained and qualified as a litigation lawyer. He read law at undergraduate and continued his studies at King’s College London (Distinction & top of year). He was admitted to the roll in 2013 and recognised as a Solicitor Advocate in 2015 obtaining Higher Rights of Audience to appear in courts at all levels including the Court of Appeal. In 2018 he completed his judicial work shadowing sitting in the Chancery Division.

Thomas has a mixed civil actions practice. He represents individuals, businesses, charities, and educational institutions. He is developing experience in public, reputation, and data protection/information law. He regularly advises on interim equitable relief such as injunctions and Norwich Pharmacal orders.

Expertise

  • Advocacy (County Court & High Court) Education law Charity law Public law/judicial review

Experience

  • Representing and advising a trust on its defence to a breach of confidence claim in the Commercial Court quantified at c£27 million.
  • Advising a widely publicised Brexit campaign following contravention of PECR and, in parallel High Court proceedings, breach of an online advertising agreement (c£750,000).
  • Obtaining Norwich Pharmacal relief against Google LLC.
  • Acting in a judicial review against the Home Secretary in the Administrative Court and onward through to the Court of Appeal.
  • Advising on unlawful public borrowing arising under a significant finance agreement.
  • Advising a religious charity engaged in a long-running cross-jurisdiction dispute concerning the extent of its liability for breach of trust under a funding agreement and misappropriation of donations intended for a Syrian orphanage.

Credentials

  • Winner of the Dickson Poon School of law Best in Year Prize at King’s College, Solicitor, Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Rights of Audience), judicial work shadowing, member of SAHCA, and freeman of the Worshipful Company of Solicitors.

Contact

Telephone:
+44(0)20 7691 4061

Email:
Thomas.Johnson@edwincoe.com

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