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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 1926 - 2022
John is an experienced insolvency and civil fraud partner in the commercial dispute resolution team who advises on proceedings at all levels of the English courts. He has significant experience in both domestic and cross-border insolvencies, and has developed a particular specialism in contentious cases arising out of fraud. John has advised on a number of complex, high value matters involving concurrent criminal or regulatory investigations, including the US trustee of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, and the estate of Bernard L. Madoff.
He advises on all aspects of asset investigation and recovery, including corporate and personal insolvency, and has assisted in the recovery of all types of assets, from bitcoin and other crypto assets to racehorses and overseas properties. John is an active member of the professional insolvency community and has spoken at the INSOL Europe Anti-Fraud Forum and the International Symposium on Economic Crime at Jesus College, Cambridge.
He ‘excels on insolvency/fraud cross-over issues’ and is a ‘calm and clear thinker, who is able to take a long view of difficult contentious and non-contentious matters’. He has also been described as ‘fiercely intelligent, hardworking and a fantastic advocate’.