Social Welfare Lawyers in the Centre of Birmingham

Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson heads up the Travellers Advice Team at Community Law Partnership and was a founding partner in 1999. He has acted in some of the leading cases involving Gypsies and Travellers including three cases in the House of Lords and one in the Supreme Court. He travels the country to represent them, as well as lecturing, training, writing and campaigning on issues affecting Gypsies’ and Travellers’ rights. He is co-editor of the Legal Action textbook “Gypsy and Traveller Law” and writes regularly for Legal Action and other publications. With the Barrister, Marc Willers, and the planning consultant, Simon Ruston, he does a blog on the Travellers’ Times website. Chris is a member of Greenpeace, Free Tibet Campaign and Liberty.