Career and experience

John is the firm’s Managing Partner, having taken the helm in 2008. John and the Board lead the firm in the direction of the Partners’ strategy and manage the performance of Foot Anstey.

Highly commercial, people-orientated and entrepreneurial John has successfully focussed Foot Anstey on growing organically with an emphasis on securing and developing talented advisers for the firm’s dynamic client base. Under John’s leadership the firm’s turnover has grown 135%, from £20.1m in 2008/9 to £47.2M in 2018/19. John’s impressive leadership credentials led to him becoming a member of the Lawyer’s Hot 100 in 2016.

In his spare time John enjoys travel and he is also an avid bee keeper.

  • Leader of the firm's Management Board
  • Member of the Lawyer's Hot 100