John read ancient history before entering law school in Johannesburg, South Africa. Shortly after being called to the South African bar in 1998, he practised as a barrister with a commercial set of chambers in Johannesburg’s city centre. He was admitted to the California bar in 2002 and as a solicitor in this country in 2004. Shortly after joining the solicitor’s profession, John was granted higher rights of audience entitling him to the same rights of appearance in the English court system as any barrister. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates, John advises on a broad range of litigation and employment law matters for commercial clients. He specialises in matters relating to the recruitment industry.
John became a Partner at Longmores in January 2012.
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