John is one of the UK’s most experienced and highly regarded practitioners working in the field of Children Law.
For over 35 years John’s exclusive focus has been on achieving outcomes for children, and helping parents through the traumatic process of making arrangements for their sons and daughters post-separation.
His expertise has been recognised year on year by his peers and professional commentators. He is acknowledged as a robust and forthright advocate with a down to earth and practical approach. He is heavily engaged in training and delivers numerous lectures and seminars to fellow professionals, as well as being much in demand as a guest speaker for Family Law organisations. He writes on Children Law and was a former consulting editor on “Hershman and McFarlane”, the leading reference work on the subject.
‘A strong and wilful advocate.’Legal 500 (2016)
"A tenacious and committed advocate who is also good on client care."Chambers & Partners (2017)