Tel: 0161 832 4036
Fax: 0161 832 0370
DX: 718200 Manchester 3

Practice Manager
Maria Rushworth
Arlington House
Bloom Street
M3 6AJ

Sarah Johnson


Sarah spent a number of years as a solicitor before coming to the Bar in 2001, which solicitors find appealing given Sarah's insight into both sides of the profession; she is also able to draw upon her experience in Family and Employment law to enhance her skills and knowledge. She regularly acts on behalf of both defence and prosecution in trials and criminal appeals. She is a Category 1 Prosecutor for the Crown Prosecution Service.

Sarah is an experienced criminal practitioner and accepts instructions on the following criminal matters:

  • Violent Offences
  • Rape & Sexual Offences
  • Drug Offences
  • Fraud 
  • Motoring Offences
  • Theft & Burglary

She is also qualified to take cases direct from members of the public through the Direct Access Scheme for appropriate cases.


Reported Cases

  • Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council v Stanley
  • Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust v O'Reilly


  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Employment Law Bar Association
  • Member of the Northern Circuit