John is a partner in the Dispute Resolution department at Fladgate.
John has extensive general commercial litigation experience including international commercial arbitration experience spanning across Europe, the US, Africa, Russia and the CIS. He has acted for both claimants and respondents in numerous complex and high value claims, including fraud claims and those in the commodities, energy, natural resources and telecoms sectors before many of the arbitral institutions. He also has considerable expertise in funding cases and handling multi-jurisdictional enforcement as well as collective actions.
John also has considerable experience in contentious intellectual property matters, including media cases; trade mark opposition and infringement proceedings; trade mark filing and registrations; brand management and portfolio advice; copyright and design right claims; defamation and data scraping actions, which often necessitate prompt applications for emergency injunctive relief.
John is an ADR Group accredited Civil and Commercial mediator and is also an Allied Member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys.