John has specialised in franchising for over 25 years and has established himself as one of the UK’s leading franchise lawyers.
John believes it is essential to look at franchising from a business owner's point of view first, and a lawyer second and in giving clients practical advice in plain language.
John is a ‘hugely experienced’ franchising practitioner and ‘provides great guidance’ to high-profile and developing franchisors across a wide range of industries. He advises on all manner of domestic and international commercial issues
John worked in industry for many years including for Mitsui, a Japanese trading company, and in the Middle East for Turner & Newall Plc. He is a former member of the now disbanded British Franchise Association Legal Committee, and he regularly speaks on franchising law both at home and abroad.
Clients praise John for his ‘knowledge and experience that is second to none’ and say he is a ‘first-rate communicator who knows franchising inside out’. He consistently offers ‘pragmatic no-nonsense advice and is excellent at identifying practical solutions’.