John Naylor

Solicitor and Higher Court Advocate

Criminal Defence

John qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and joined the criminal defence team at Churchers in 2017  Higher Rights Advocate. With over 20 years experience in all aspects of criminal law, John has represented clients at police stations and courts throughout the South East of England including crown and count

His experience includes looking after defendants' interests who find themselves in police custody, plea or sentence advice and fighting clients' corner at trial. If need be mitigating on client’s behalf and representing defendants in all aspects of criminal defence in Magistrates Courts, Crown Courts and the Court of Appeal.

John's work is supervised by senior members of the team.

  • Areas of Expertise Include
  • All aspects of criminal law


  • Professional Memberships
  • Duty Solicitor Accreditation
  • Hampshire Incorporated Law Society
  • Higher Rights Advocate


  • And In his Spare Time
  • John partakes in a variety of sports in his spare time, his favourites being cycling tennis and squash.


  • My clients love what I do
  • "Thank you for your help, I couldn't wish for a better service"
  • "Mr Naylor was polite and friendly, in a difficult and emotional time"


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