Before being called to the bar in 1994 John was a civil servant specialising in defence and foreign affairs. He has always specialised in property litigation (including landlord & tenant) and this forms the vast majority of his practice. He also undertakes property-related professional negligence work and some general commercial matters.
Chambers & Partners 2016:
'He is very accessible, user-friendly and good at seeing the commercial side of the dispute'.
'He has very in-depth knowledge of property law is he is very good on his feet.
Legal 500 2015:
'Technically extremely able, and his paperwork is very good.'
'He does not blind you with sicence and is always prompt; he does what he says he is going to do.'
German, French, Russian (in decreasing order of proficiency)