John Connor

Barrister | Called 2017

Nicholas Syfret QC


Solicitor in private practice for over 30 years before transferring to the Bar.  Virtually all of the time as Solicitor was also spent as a Duty Solicitor on a number of police station and court rotas.


  • BA (Hons) Law Polytechnic of North London
  • Admitted Solicitor 15.02.1986
  • Higher Rights of Audience (crime) March 2005

John’s expertise

Civil Law

Instructed in a number of county court matters.

Criminal Law

John transferred to the Bar in 2017 following many years of conducting crown court cases, including trials, since 2005 when he was a HCA. His extensive experience includes serious assaults, dishonesty, drugs, firearms and sexual offences and he has appeared as advocate in both the Central Criminal Court and the Court of Appeal.

Family Law

John is predominantly instructed in private family law matters covering all types.