Major Clients

  • SMG Europe Limited
  • Information Commissioner
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Elavon
  • Cushman and Wakefield
  • P Limited global tobacco company
  • Vita Holdings Limited

Key Experience

  • Facebook v ICO- John leads the team representing the ICO before the Information Tribunal appeal against Monetary Penalty Notice.
  • Manchester Bombing- John represents the Arena at the inquest into the death of 22 people following a terrorist attack.
  • Supporting US Aerospace group with their continuous International ABC Compliance Review Programme.
  • Operation Modulation - John leads the internal investigation into allegations of large scale theft by former senior executives, working with the Police, CPS and Insurers.
  • Operation Tardy - successful challenge by way of Judicial Review to illegal warrants of entry, search and seizure by South Yorkshire Police and the Department of Business Innovation and Skills.
  • Project Phoenix - internal investigation into historic bribery and corruption and tax evasion across Africa, Middle East and Russia.
  • R v Lion Steel & others - successful defence of Managing Director charged with Gross Negligence Manslaughter in the second corporate manslaughter prosecution in the UK.
  • Worthington Nicholls - acting on behalf of former Chairman of company following AIM listing (SFO Investigation).
  • R v Balfour Beatty & others - acting on behalf of the company director in respect of a bribery investigation by the Serious Fraud Office.
  • R v Fraser & others - acting on behalf of Finance Director of Nylacast Limited in alleged conspiracy to defraud financial institutions of £100m.