Specialising exclusively in crime since 2000, John has built his practice on experience gained not only in criminal, but also in commercial and civil cases since 1984.
Johns practice is a balanced mix of defence and prosecution work in all aspects of crime including fraud, money laundering, drug related, violent and sexual offences. He has substantial experience in the defence and prosecution of the full range of violent offences from Assaults occasioning actual bodily harm right up to Murder.
Whilst principally working in courts in the Midlands, John is quite prepared to travel further afield and has represented defendants in various court centres across the whole of England and Wales.
Fraud, Business and Financial Crime
Over the years John has been involved in the defence and prosecution of people accused of many aspects of financial and business crime. Amongst these are multi million pound conspiracies to steal, VAT carousel fraud, Director disqualified trading, money laundering, mortgage fraud and fraudulent trading. John has an in-depth knowledge and experience of proceeds of crime applications and has represented defendants in the Court of Appeal in these types of proceedings.
Serious Sexual Offences
A growing part of Johns practice in recent times has been the defence of those accused of serious sexual offences, particularly historic complaints of sexual abuse and those involving young children. He has successfully defended people accused of rape and serious sexual assault.