“John is incredibly thorough and leaves no stone unturned in his advice. He is incredibly well prepared, has a good manner with the client, is approachable and calm under pressure. ‘John is a very safe and reliable pair of hands to have on complex cases. He is very good with clients and a capable advocate.’ ‘John gets to grips with matters quickly and greatly reassures clients with his approach and analysis.’ “

Chambers UK 2024, Commercial Dispute Resolution

John’s specialism in real estate work includes conveyancing disputes, boundaries and easements, in particular disputes over easements and rights of way in both civil and tribunal proceedings. John has dealt with many such cases in a rural context. John’s commercial and partnership practice has included numerous agricultural and rural affairs cases.

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John provides technical advice in such a down-to-earth way that even the trickiest cases can be dealt with smoothly.’ ‘He deals with complex factual and legal matters with close attention to deal, immense patience and good humour.’ ‘John is extremely easy to talk to and provides high-quality, well-structured advice.’ “

Chambers UK 2023, Chancery

John’s attention to detail is second to none. He is forensically superb – he can unpick a case extremely well. He’s extremely knowledgeable and has an excellent grasp of complex matters.”

Chambers UK 2022, Chancery

John is a calm and measured advocate, who is always very thorough, precise and clear in his written advice. Nothing is too complex for him to disentangle.”

  • Qualifications & awards:

    • BA Comb Hons (Exon.) ACA (Qualified as a Chartered Accountant 1991) Dip. Law (Distinction)
  • Professional memberships:

    • Chancery Bar Association
    • Associate member of the Association of Contentious Trust And Probate Specialists (ACTAPS)
    • Western Chancery & Commercial Bar Association
    • Professional Negligence Bar Association
    • Financial Services Lawyers Association
    • Chartered Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales) ACA
    • Associate Member of the Association of Pension Lawyers
    • Member of the Court of Protection Bar Association
  • John Dickinson is regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) and holds a current practising certificate. If you are not satisfied with the service provided, please read here.