Mr David John > Sills & Betteridge LLP > Boston, England > Lawyer Profile

Sills & Betteridge LLP
PE21 6QL
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Work Department

Commercial Litigation (Dispute Resolution)


David is an experienced and highly regarded Housing Property Litigation solicitor specialising in advising clients on all aspects of Housing Law including Possession Claims; Homelessness Applications and Appeals; Disrepair; Construction of Tenancy Agreements; Anti Social Behavior Injunctions; Harassment Claims; Unlawful Eviction; Unlawful Subletting; Mortgagee Possession cases and Professional Negligence relating to the handling of any Housing Claim. As a Legal Aid Housing Supervisor David is able to assess and grant a Legal Aid Certificate immediately should the necessity arise.


Trained at Chattertons (Boston); qualified in 1991; been at present firm since 2012, joining as a Partner.


Gartree Secondary Modern School; Horncastle Grammer; Newcastle Polytechnic (2:1 LLB)


Sport; Music; Reading; Gym and Films.

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the East Midlands

With a particular focus on the real estate industry, Sills & Betteridge LLP‘s ‘pragmatic and sensible’ team in Lincoln and Boston handles a variety of commercial disputes, including breaches of contract, planning, professional negligence and shareholders’ claims. Lincoln-based Karen Bower-Brown, who previously worked as a litigator in London, specialises in landlord and tenant disputes and breach of contract claims. In Boston, partner David John‘s expertise includes property litigation, debt recovery and trusts disputes.

East Midlands > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

Sills & Betteridge LLP, whose team garners praise for its ‘excellent service‘, excels in wills and trusts disputes, proprietary estoppel cases, financial provision claims and applications relating to the removal of executors in cases of wrongdoing by those appointed. The practice is jointly led by Karen Bower-Brown and David John. Bower-Brown is described by clients as ‘very experienced‘, ‘down to earth and approachable‘. Robert Pearson is another key figure.