John specialises in the regulation and professional conduct of solicitors. He acts on behalf of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (‘SRA’), acting as the SRA’s agent when it closes down solicitors’ firms (known as interventions) and also investigates allegations of professional misconduct about solicitors.
- been involved in more than 70 interventions
- investigated more than 1,250 complaints of alleged professional misconduct about solicitors
- led a team investigating over 400 claims against the SRA’s Compensation Fund totalling almost £100m
John also helps to deal with the firm’s own regulatory and compliance requirements and to co-ordinate the improvement in the delivery of the firm’s services.
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Gordons appointed on Leslie Charles Solicitors intervention
On Thursday 21 April 2016, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) closed the solicitors firm Leslie Charles Solicitors of Wilsons Park Business Centre, 40 Monsall Road, Manchester M40 8WN and Alison Business Centre, 39/40 Alison Crescent,...
Gordons appointed on Dixon Coles & Gill intervention
On Wednesday 6 April 2016, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) closed the solicitors firm Dixon Coles & Gill of Bank House, Burton Street, Wakefield, WF1 2DA and 22 Westfield Road, Horbury, WF4 6HP. This is...
Gordons appointed on Unsworth & Wood intervention
On Monday 12 October 2015, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) closed the solicitors firm Unsworth & Wood of 23 King Street, Wigan, WN1 1EQ. This is called an intervention. Gordons have been appointed as the...