John Merry > Lanyon Bowdler > Telford, England > Lawyer Profile

Lanyon Bowdler
Kendal Court
Ironmasters Way

Work Department



John is the head of the employment department. He acts for employers of all sizes from small businesses to large national and international concerns, including in relation to business transfers, the preparation of contracts of employment, effecting dismissals and conducting in-house training. John advises both employers and employees in connection with employment tribunal proceedings and appeals and is an experienced advocate.


1997 – 1999         Training Contract, Lanyon Bowdler

1999 – 2003         Assistant Solicitor, Lanyon Bowdler

2003 to date       Partner, Lanyon Bowdler


Employment Lawyers Association.


The Mosslands School, Wallasey

University of Liverpool, LLB (Hons) 1995

College of Law Chester, LPC 1996

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Employment > Employment

John Merry  leads a ‘professional and approachable’ team at Lanyon Bowdler  that is lauded for its ‘clear and concise advice’. It specialises in TUPE  issues and is also skilled at advising schools and colleges as well as farmers and growers on various employment matters. Another core area of expertise includes advising Court of Protection appointed deputies and case managers on the employment of carers.