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John North


T: 020 7842 1490 (DDI)
T: 020 7583 2222

John is head of our Corporate & Commercial team and is based in the City.

About John

John has been a Partner at Royds since 1990. He has over 20 years’ experience in a broad range of corporate and commercial transactions, providing clients with solutions which suit their business needs.

He is respected within the business community for his skilled approach to commercial transactions and his substantial legal expertise.

John specialises in mergers, acquisitions and disposals in both the United Kingdom and overseas.  He also has particular expertise in:

  • joint ventures
  • reorganisations
  • non-contentious intellectual property
  • IT
  • Publishing
  • media contracts

John’s clients operate in many business sectors including aviation, telecommunications/IT, media and publishing.


John is a member of the Executive Committee of Interleges (the association of independent law firms) and the International Division of the Law Society which means that he is in regular contact with lawyers in overseas jurisdictions. He is also a member of the City of Westminster and Holborn Law Society.

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