John has specialised in corporate law since his qualification as a solicitor in 2005. His specialisms include mergers and acquisitions, banking law, advising in corporate recovery situations, and providing clients with company secretarial and governance advice.

John is one of the Education team Partners, leading on corporate issues such as education sector mergers and acquisitions and conversion and establishment of single and multi-academy trusts.

Key facts

  • Qualified: September 2005
  • Joined Firm: September 2003
  • Partner: May 2014


  • LLB Hons (Exempting) University of Northumbria at Newcastle (1998-2002)

Sector experience


  • Taekwondo, running, football (Scunthorpe United), biking and films.

Contact details

John Flanagan

Direct dial +44 (0) 1482 337308

Mobile +44 (0) 7738 344580


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