John is a Director in the Firm and based at the Pickering office. John specialises in Probate, Property and Agricultural law. He gives advice on all aspect of private client matters including Wills, Trusts, Inheritance Tax and Powers of Attorney. His conveyancing work including agricultural leasehold and commercial work. He also advises on tenancy agreements and leases and Partnership advice.
John qualified in 1970 and was a Partner with Ellis Lakin & Co from 1970-2018. John was the President of the Yorkshire Law Society from 1995-1996.
John is a member of STEP.