John Ford is a partner in the Dispute Resolution department at Fladgate.

He specialises in commercial litigation including complex trust, civil fraud and high-profile art disputes. John is regularly instructed to protect trusts from attack; to obtain and, separately, to overturn both domestic and worldwide freezing injunctions; to trace and recover assets; and to manage crisis situations.

John regularly acts for trustees and fiduciary service providers, owner entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals, venture capital and private equity houses.

John practises at all levels of the English Civil Court system and in offshore jurisdictions including the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Gibraltar, the Isle of Man (IOM) and Jersey.

John was named in Legal 500 2017 for contentious trusts work, providing “an immaculate service with excellent response times, and has a depth of knowledge and experience which shows that each matter has been researched beforehand to the highest standard”.

He is also an ADR Group Accredited Mediator.

He qualified in 2007 and joined Fladgate in April 2018.

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