John teaches and writes across a range of company and commercial law subjects within the Law School. With particular expertise in corporate insolvency law, John's scholarship has led to a number of articles published in prestigious journals, as well as presenting research at domestic and international conferences. He is a supervisor of dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate level as well as a PhD supervisor in the fields of corporate insolvency law, corporate law, and international corporate governance.
John has published widely in a number of journals, including the Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Journal of Business Law, Northern Ireland Quarterly Review, and Insolvency Intelligence. He is currently working on a monograph entitled: The Interpretation and Value of Corporate Rescue (Edward Elgar Publishing) ,which is scheduled to be completed in June 2021. John is also a Research Degree Tutor within the Law School and is responsible for applications and monitoring PhD students.
John completed his LLB, LLM and PhD at the University of Leeds before joining the School of Law and Social Science as a Lecturer in Law in 2014. Since then John has been promoted to Senior lecturer in Law in 2018 and then Research Degree Tutor in 2019.
- PhD Law, Leeds University, 2013
- LLM Insolvency Law, Leeds University 2007
- LLB (Hons) Leeds University 2006
- The Insolvency Lawyers Association, Academic Forum, Early Academic Competition Winner 2017
- Corporate Rescue
- Corporate Governance
- Corporate Insolvency Law Regulation
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
- Ordinary Member of the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS)
- INSOL International Academic Special Interest Group
- Younger Academics Network of Insolvency Law (YANIL) of INSOL
- Academic Member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association (ILA)
- External examiner for Nottingham Business School (Business law on undergraduate and postgraduate MBA course) 2020-2024