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John Haythorn

Consultant Solicitor , Crime department

T 01752 827941 (DDI)    

Career and Experience

John has been a Partner since 1982 and holds an excellent reputation within the legal community in the South West with his experience in criminal law.

John retired from the practice on the 31st December 2023.  He is now a Consultant Solicitor with the practice.

With specialisms in this area of law, John represents clients at police stations, magistrates court, crown courts and courts martial, covering the whole range of criminal offences.

He is highly experienced in advising and representing individuals and companies in relation to Road Traffic and Regulatory offences.

John has rights of audience in the Higher Criminal Courts and is a qualified Duty Solicitor.

What they say about John:

• “Can’t thank you enough for your support on the day of the interview, I know I was a bit of a wreck on that day.  Again thank you, and I will be recommending your services to others for sure.”

• “Mr Haythorn was most reassuring and supportive throughout what was a very traumatic evening for me and my family, it was a relief to have a professional with me.”

  • “John Haythorn always responded promptly and I felt I was in good hands”


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