John is a family lawyer with over 30 years experience. He specialises in divorce cases involving high net worth assets including assets based abroad. Often his cases involve complex issues such as large businesses and pension schemes. He has also acted for some high profile international sports people. John's experience also includes acting in complex private law children cases, including those involving the international relocation of children. He is also nationally recognised as an expert in international surrogacy including foreign cases in USA and India.
1984 qualified. John has throughout his career been a partner in both small and large firms in the M4 corridor, including Clarke Wilmott and Lester Aldridge. 2013 to 2016 head of family law department at Darbys Solicitors Oxford. Autumn 2016-set up his own niche family law practice
John is a long standing member of Resolution and also the Institute of Directors.
John assisted The College of Law in producing a practitioners guide to international surrogacy
John is married and lives in Oxford. He is a keen sports fan, playing and watching football, tennis and golf. He enjoys foreign travel, learning foreign languages and spending time with his family.