Suzanne Townley

News Editor, Solicitors Journal

Manchester Law Society president

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Manchester Law Society president


A senior partner from Ward Hadaway has been elected to the role

The Manchester Law Society has elected Paul Johnson, a corporate partner at Top 100 law firm Ward Hadaway, as its 2022 president. Johnson is a senior member of the team at Ward Hadaway’s Manchester office. Johnson said it was a “truly a great privilege” to be elected as president and that the Society has “bold ambitions” to help and support legal professionals, both members and non-members. Johnson has chosen Caritas Aspire, a charity that works alongside refugees and asylum seekers in Manchester, as president’s charity for the year.