About John Atkins
John is a self-employed Solicitor-Advocate with higher court rights in civil proceedings and in Judicial Review. He is a private client solicitor and does not offer legal aid.
John has run firms and worked with some of the most famous names in the law today. He has represented large organisations and small but representing the individual has always been the main focus of his professional life.
Top quality advice at affordable prices is the mark of his practice. Excellent results are familiar to his clients.
John is probably the only independent specialist immigration solicitor in the South West.
He is a trained barrister and before that, came from a background in management training/consultancy for major companies across Europe and the middle East. John converted to the solicitor branch in 1999 and has worked continuously in the areas of law described here as a specialist since 1993.
In the summer of 2008, John was an active member of the original steering group who set up the Association of Prison Lawyers. He remains an active member of the executive as well as being a member of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA).