"John is a very dedicated and trustworthy professional. He does takes his clients very seriously regardless of their size. He is always accessible and happy to offer any help his clients may need any time." Ali Naeem, Tax Lawyer at CTL Strategies, The Maldives.

"I've retained John on a number of occasions to assist with thought-leadership work. John is a skilled author, he understands the legal sector and is able to present relevant and current information in an engaging way. John's work is always well-researched and meets the overall objectives of the project. I look forward to working with John again in the future." Adam Kohl, Head of BD and Marketing, Vario from Pinsent Masons, Bristol, England, UK

"John worked through my company on an engagement with an Am Law 100 firm. He did an excellent job and received great reviews. I would absolutely work with him again and recommend his services enthusiastically." Amrish Wadhera, Senior Recruiter, Yorkson Legal, New York, NY.

“John is an excellent communicator. Since engaging his services almost six months ago, he has greatly promoted our brand and helped strengthen and solidify our reputation as knowledge matter experts within the regional legal recruitment markets that we serve. He knows his stuff and perhaps more importantly, knows exactly who, how, when and where the message should be communicated” Robin Doenicke, President, Zensho Group, Legal, Compliance and Risk Recruitment, Tokyo, Japan

“John helped LNT Partners establish Vietnam Law Insight, a law blog focused on the firm’s ideal client base in international markets. He also provides invaluable ongoing strategic direction to LNT firm partners and associates on improving our international...efforts. I strongly recommend him to any law firm seeking growth in international markets.” Dr. Net Le, Partner, LNT Partners, Vietnam

“I commissioned John to write his 2014 book entitled “A Comprehensive Guide to the Asia-Pacific Legal Markets“. John was a wonderful author to work with and I would highly recommend him for both his knowledge of the legal market and his writing skills. I enjoyed working with him throughout the process – from discussing the initial idea for the new publication right through to sending the book to print. I admire John’s extensive research abilities, his absolute dedication to and passion for his work, and I greatly appreciated his unwavering commitment to completing a project despite any setbacks. He is a wonderful person to work with on both a professional and personal level, and I hope to have the opportunity to work with him again in the future.”  Helen Donegan, Publisher, ARK Group and Head of Content, LCA (part of Wilmington Group plc), London, England

“John has...helped me develop substantial business relationships in various countries which will assist my practice in growing exponentially.” Philip D. Vasquez, Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Houston, Texas and Erbil, Iraq

“John’s...knowledge and appreciations on this fast-pace global world are priceless.” Alberto Esenaro, Lawyer at Holland & Knight LLP and Author, Mexican Law Blog, Mexico City, Mexico.

“John is an extremely well informed consultant in the space of international and domestic sectors of business development. His in depth knowledge of the field coupled with his own law background makes him a very valuable [advisor].” Rajnish Puri, Partner at Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo, Los Angeles, California

“John is one of the very select group of individuals who can provide strategic advice to a client. John delivers results, and does so with the highest level of professionalism.” John Schafer, Managing Attorney at The Schafer Law Firm, P.C., Newport Beach, California

“John is a key business partner for lawyers developing international activities. Since I’ve worked with him, I can clearly offer a better service to my clients.” Benoit Lafourcade, Partner, Delcade Avocats & Solicitors - International Bar Association (IBA) French National Representative, Paris, France

“John is a very dedicated and talented individual that has delivered on his promises and has demonstrated an unusual knowledge in the trade for which I hired him. As a result we are now seeing results we had not expected to happen so soon. I have to admit I am delighted with our business relationship.” Ernesto Valarde Danache, Mexican & International Lawyer, Matamoros, Mexico.

“John...has an excellent ability to connect people and he understands the differences between how business is done in each country and within each industry sector. I strongly recommend his work.” Jonas Lima, Senior Partner, Lima & Curvello Rocha Advogados, Brasilia, Brasil.

“John is excellent at identifying business development opportunities in the international arena.” Frank Samolis, Co-Chair,International Trade Practice Group at Squire Patton Boggs ( US ) LLP, Washington, DC

"I have always valued collaborating with John on shared client projects and researching / writing about trends in legal services. John’s vast knowledge, especially of Asia, and deep insights in areas like business development make John a special resource." Dr. George Beaton, Executive Chairman, Beaton Research + Consulting, Melbourne, Australia.

"John is superb at...creating strong relationships with target entities. he is also great to work with." Mark D. Cowan, Chief Executive Officer, Founder, Potomac International Partners, Washington, DC.


"It's not everyday you get to meet a talented, resourceful lawyer/ writer who know's his stuff down to the T. John's book "A Comprehensive Guide to the Asia-Pacific Legal Markets" was something I had been looking for to help analyse the markets whilst establishing MWKA as a trusted law firm in Malaysia. His breadth of life experience shows in the thought leadership, his messaging and how he carries himself professional[ly]. I have deep respect for his work and particularly enjoy the thought provoking moments I have whilst reading Asia Law [Portal]. Keep up, Chief Operating Officer the good work, John! " Ying Mei Lum, COO, Mah Weng Kwai & Associates, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia