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John Navas is a Solicitor in our litigation practice group. He specialises in commercial and civil litigation with a focus on debt recovery, personal injury and private client matters including wills, probate, lasting powers of attorney and court of protection work.

Relevant experience

Prior to completing his law degree and the Legal Practice Course John worked as a front-line Police officer for Hampshire Constabulary for 22 years gaining invaluable communication, negotiation and problem-solving skills as well as training in evidence gathering, interview techniques and dynamic risk assessment.

Since working for RM Legal Solicitors John has successfully negotiated settlements on a number of commercial debt recovery cases, both acting for the claimant and the defendant, as well as defending debt recovery cases on behalf of several private clients. John has obtained and enforced Judgments for a number of small commercial clients against much larger commercial defendants. John has also begun to build up a portfolio of clients in private client work for whom he has prepared Wills, Powers of Attorney and various Trust and Loan Documents. John is also experienced in the preparation of and application for Alcohol premises licences and has built up a good working relationship with the local licensing departments.


  • BSc (Chemistry) 1990
  • LLB (Hons) 2015
  • LLM with LPC 2016
  • Training Contract 2017-2018
  • Solicitor 2018

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