John qualified as a solicitor in 1996 and has spent his entire legal practice dealing with law relating individuals, families and children. Following successfully training as a mediator he is pleased to be a member of the College of Mediators, and has successfully obtained the MIAMS accreditation.
John’s unique career means that he can offer mediation in a range of specialist areas, where there is dispute between individuals, third parties and statutory agencies.
John was a member of the Law Society Children Panel for many years, and has dealt with proceedings from simple contact disputes through to complex medical and sexual abuse allegations.
John has direct experience of advising in respect of issues that arise as a result of Mental Capacity or Mental Health matters, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, statutory obligations within social care, both around children and adults.