Practice History

About John

John qualified as a Manx Advocate in 1982. He is a Notary Public. He is also qualified in England and Ireland. He maintains practising certificates in the Isle of Man and England. In 2005 aged 49 he retired from fulltime legal practice to set up part time niche practice in 2013 he set up John Wright Legal Consultant Limited, he now practices as an employee of that incorporated practice from his home office. He takes on only a few clients. It is his objective is to devote proper time to each client and their needs.

John believes in practical, direct, advice, innovative solutions and never losing sight of what the requirements of his client are. By working closely with few clients and with low overheads John can deliver a bespoke legal service at a very reasonable cost.

Throughout his career John has been known as a fearless litigator, mainly in corporate and commercial, trust and Chancery cases.

John is now able through John Wright Legal Consultant Limited to offer his services to you, based upon his expertise and experience, attention paid to personal service and detail and his judgment accrued over 30 years in practice.

Over the last few years John has become involved increasingly in public duties sitting as Chairman of a number of Tribunals and now is vice Chair of the Legal Aid Committee. He combines these duties with his practice.


Professional & Academic Qualifications

1977 Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent BA (Hons) Law
1978 Hull University M.A. (Criminology)
1982 Admitted Advocate in Isle of Man
1996 Admitted Solicitor – England and Wales
2000 Admitted Solicitor – Northern Ireland
2000 Admitted Solicitor – Republic of Ireland
2002 Fellow International Centre for Legal Studies
2006 Accredited Mediator ADR Group UK Friary Law Group Republic of Ireland

Current Employment & Offices Held

Employed Legal Consultant. Also sitting as; Chair Social Security Tribunal, Chair IOM Rent and Rating Appeal Commissioners. Vice Chairman of the Isle of Man Legal Aid Committee. Chair Mental Health Review Tribunal. Adjudicator IOMOFT Financial Ombudsman Scheme.

Employment History

April 2013 Employed by John Wright Legal Consultant Limited
January 2005 Self Employed Legal Consultant
May 2002 Partner, Gough & Co
July 1996 Partner, Wright & Co
November 1987 Partner, Simcocks
1984 Partner, Kneale & Co,
1979 Trainee/Associate T W Cain & Sons

Publications and Seminars

1978 Judicial Corporal Punishment: The Manx Experience
(University of Hull – Masters Degree Thesis)
1990 Chapter on Attestation in Isle of Man “Brookes Notary” 8th Edition.
1996 Chapter on Enforcement of Judgements in Isle of Man in Kaye(ed) “Methods of Execution of Orders and Judgements in Europe” Wiley”
2002 Seminar – Defending Trust Litigation Conference, Isle of Man
2002 Chapter on Isle of Man in International Execution of Judgements – European Centre for Legal Studies
2006 Boundary Committee report to Tynwald
2007 Report to Tynwald on the 2006 Electoral Register

Contact Details

John Wright - John Wright Legal Consultant Limted

Oikyn yn Waag, 16 Willowbrook Gardens, Douglas, Isle of Man. IM2 2QQ

T: + 44 1624 611999 | M: + 44 7624 494640
F: + 44 1624 627344


John Wright Legal Consultant Limited. Incorporated in Isle of Man 009159V. Incorporated Legal Practice. Recognised and Regulated by Isle of Man Law Society.
Registered Office and practising address:- Oikyn yn Waag 16 Willowbrook Gardens Douglas Isle of Man IM2 2QQ
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