Biography

John joined Myerson in 2017 as a senior solicitor in the firm’s probate litigation team in order to specialise in this practice area.

Biography

Expertise and Past Cases

Examples of John’s work include:

  • Successfully defending a claim to challenge the validity of a will and obtaining an order to remove the co-executor from office and deliver up estate assets.
  • Successfully pursuing a claim to prove a Will in solemn.
  • Successfully pursuing a claim of breach of trust against the trustee of a discretionary Will trust including the deliver up of all trust assets and the removal of the trustee.
  • Successfully defending a claim challenging the validity of Will of a large estate bequeathed by a client to his solicitor.
  • Successfully pursuing and defending numerous claims brought under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.

History

John started his career as a law lecturer before qualifying as a solicitor in 2000. He then spent 14 years with DWF in Manchester as a member of the firm’s dispute resolution and commercial insurance departments where he handled a range of high value and complex disputes.

John then spent three years leading the dispute resolution team at Hillyer Mckeown in Chester where he acted on behalf of a wide range of SME’s and high net worth individuals. John was attracted to Myerson as a centre of excellence for probate litigation.

John joined Myerson in 2017 as a senior solicitor in the firm’s probate litigation team in order to specialise in this practice area.

Testimonials

Specialist Areas

Our legal services are underpinned by our knowledge and expertise in the following areas.