About the founder

The founder and director of Johnson May Limited is Mrs Maxine Johnson.  Maxine is a BCS Data Protection practitioner and SRA Regulated senior consultant solicitor.

Maxine was admitted to the roll of solicitors of England and Wales in 2004. She has worked at City Firms, a Regional Legal 500/Chambers rated firm and as in-house counsel at the Government Legal Department (previously known as the Treasury Solicitor) acting for the Prison Service, Home Office and Probation Service.    Maxine has underwritten After the Event Insurance, analysing figures, risk and product availability for high profile commercial litigation cases working effectively with leading Standard & Poors A+ rates insurance providers.

During her practice Maxine has advised clients in relation to many different areas of law to include (but not limited to) for example; contracts and contract disputes, negligence disputes, possession proceedings, general property disputes, debt recovery, employment cases, professional negligence cases, insolvency, consumer credit agreements, website legal documents, personal injury cases, data-protection/GDPR, insurance, business, banking, building & construction, equine law, insolvency, adverse possession, boundary disputes, TOLATA, company & partnership disputes and matrimonial/childcare law for both individual and business clients.

Maxine’s current practice mainly focuses on landlord and tenant, general property/boundary disputes, commercial and civil contract/negligence disputes. DPO work, data protection/GDPR advice/guidance, 

Maxine has a special interest in Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”).  Her primary concern is always to try and achieve the best results for her clients in a practical, efficient and cost effective manner through ADR, if possible, only seeking assistance from the Court when necessary.

If you work with us as business consultants for example you appoint us as your DPO or we provide you with data protection/GDPR guidance that work will be offered through Johnson May.

If you engage Maxine as a solicitor, Maxine will personally looked after you but to ensure compliance with the SRA’s rules, your case will be run through one of Johnson May’s partnered law firms.  See our terms and conditions to learn more.

Maxine is also an online course provider and has written various legal e-books.



Maxine recognises the important issues and deals with them in an extremely organised and highly efficient manner.

Stephanie Barwise QC

Atkins chambers

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Johnson May Ltd (CRN 09878262) is a business and unregulated legal consultancy. Mrs Maxine Johnson is a SRA regulated solicitor. SRA number: 322539.  All reserved legal activity is through partnered SRA regulated law firms.

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