Expertise

John is Addleshaw Goddard's Managing Partner. Before being elected to that role in 2014 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.

Since taking on the Managing Partner role, John has been responsible for re-focusing the firm's strategy and for its implementation.

Professional memberships
  • The Law Society
  • The Insolvency Lawyers' Association
Education
  • Law Society qualification date: 1988
  • The College of Law (now The University of Law), Chester 
  • The University of Manchester - LLB (Hons) (2:1) (1985)