John is a partner at Addleshaw Goddard. He was the firm's managing partner between 2014 and 2024 and before he was national head of the firm's restructuring practice. As a practitioner, he had extensive experience as a corporate lawyer, with a particular focus in corporate restructuring work.

He has advised on all aspects of restructuring, business support, turnaround and insolvency, advising directors and companies on restructuring opportunities as well as lenders and borrowers in distressed lending circumstances and acted on some of the firm's largest and highest profile restructuring assignments.

As Managing Partner, John was responsible for re-focusing the firm's strategy and for its implementation.

Professional memberships
  • The Law Society
  • The Insolvency Lawyers' Association