In line with Government guidelines for safe working during the COVID pandemic, access to our office is strictly by a pre-arranged appointment only, and only where absolutely necessary. We are open for business with some staff working in the office and others from home, they can still be contacted in the usual way either by telephone or email.

In respect of your pre-arranged appointment, if you develop symptoms of COVID, or have in the last 14 days come into contact with someone with COVID or symptoms of, we ask that you contact the office by telephone/email to arrange a new appointment or discuss if there is an appropriate alternative to your meeting.

The safety of our staff and clients is of paramount importance to us and so thank you for your continued co-operation during these unprecedented times.

Based in our Coventry Office, John was a cabinet maker before changing career.  He trained as a solicitor and became a Partner with BTTJ in 2006.   John is also an accredited Mediator.  John has 20 years of experience and his areas of practice include Insolvency, Debt Collection and Civil Dispute Resolution.

John is known for his plain speaking and no-nonsense approach to Dispute Resolution. He is acutely aware of the need to resolve disputes constructively, comprehensively and cost-effectively. Wherever possible he will seek to achieve this through negotiation, thereby avoiding the cost or delay of Court processes.

John can be a tough adversary. When confronted with difficult or stubborn situations John is more than willing to ‘take the gloves off’ and shape up for a fight if that means getting the best result for his client.

John advises businesses, individuals and office-holders on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious Insolvency issues, including advising on and assisting in the realisation of assets from insolvent estates, business rescue, Bankruptcy, and Director Disqualification issues.

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High Court Ordered Damages in Reported Fraudulent Misrepresentation Case

22nd November 2017
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Case: Dhaliwal v Hussain and another [2017] EWHC 2655 (Ch) (31 October 2017) (Bailii)   John Ward, Partner at Brindley Twist Tafft & James, has successfully represented a claimant in a reported Fraudulent Misrepresentation case. The case concerned the sale of a dental practice and the High Court awarded his client (the purchaser) damages for fraudulent misrepresentation.  The...