Gareth is Senior Partner in our Leicester office and heads the Corporate team. He regularly advises on a broad range of corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, disposals and private equity investments.
He is also a board member of the Leicestershire Business Voice.
As well as advising clients on deals, Gareth is the Relationship Partner for a number of the larger corporate clients of the firm.
He is also the representative for the charity, Leicestershire Cares.
Gareth has been instrumental in the growth of the Leicester office which now acts for 5 of the top 20 companies in Leicestershire.
Recently advised the management team of a large well known national retailer on the sale of the group to a US investment fund.
He supports Leicester Tigers and Leeds United. He enjoys cookery and the jazz guitar.
“Leading light Gareth John is a well-regarded senior partner. He makes sure that clients are being serviced in the right way. Clients can't say enough good things about him”
Chambers UK 2013
Leading individual (Band 1)
“Calm, professional and constructive. Rational and level-headed in dealing with the other side”
Legal 500 2012
“Legal expert - banking & finance/corporate & commercial”
Legal Experts UK 2012
“A big draw for clients is the commercial and very realistic Gareth John who has a very good, non-confrontational style and is an accomplished negotiator. Importantly, he is accessible and responsive”
Legal 500 2011
“Sharp and balanced but commercially sensible. Praised for his practicality”
Legal 500 2010