John is a Graduate of Oxford University and initially qualified as a Barrister, practising in Nottingham, before moving to Sills & Betteridge in 1981.
He became a Partner in the Firm in 1985 and eventually became Managing Partner. He also served as a Deputy District Judge between 1993 and 1996.
John is now working full time for clients once again. He has a particular specialism in financial cases arising from divorce or separation, including those with complex assets and other issues. He also represents parents and children in Children Act Proceedings and is a member of the Law Society Children Panel.
John is also a qualified Family Lawyer Mediator and is able to mediate on all family issues and is qualified to see children to investigate their wishes and feelings within the mediation process. He also provides consultancy to other Mediators. John is also a member of the Lincolnshire Family Justice Board.
John is accredited by the Law Society Children’s Panel and Resolution Family Mediation Panel.