John is an integral part of the firm, and has been with the company since 2006 when he joined as Secretary to Senior Partner Paul Crowley. He then commenced his training contract in May 2007 and qualified as a solicitor in the family department two years later. Since January 2011, he has headed up the firm’s Family Law Department.
He is a specialist in all areas of Family Law, with a particular interest in Public Law Children Matters. He has a strong background of representing clients in complex cases including child neglect and non-accidental injury.
John also has a wealth of experience of acting for clients in cases of domestic abuse, including those involving male victims and violence within same-sex relationships.
Senior Partner Paul Crowley said: ‘Everyone here is delighted for John, and being appointed to these panels gives him the recognition he richly deserves for his exemplary work in the Family Law department. It’s been a privilege to see John’s career develop with us, he’s a very popular member of the team as well as an outstanding professional.’
John added: ‘It’s a massive honour to be accepted onto the Law Society Panels for Family Law and Child Law. I love working in Family Law as it allows me to help people through what is often a very difficult, sensitive time.
‘With a wide range of specialists covering every area of Family Law, we know how to advance people’s cases as swiftly as possible to minimise stress and delay to the client and ensure the best outcome.’