Waldrons Solicitors are deeply saddened to announce the death of our long-serving Managing Director, John Roberts.

Friday 27th October 2023

John passed away unexpectedly after a short illness on Monday 23 October. He was 64 years old.

John became a Partner at the firm in 1987, before being appointed Managing Partner/Director in 2003. John oversaw the growth of the firm from its original offices in Brierley Hill through to today, with six offices across three counties.

The Directors at Waldrons have said: ‘We are shocked and devastated at the news of John’s passing away. John will be remembered for his immense work ethic, integrity and leadership. He was a friend as well as a colleague, and he will be sorely missed across the firm. John has left an indelible imprint on the firm as well as the local legal community, and all of the staff at Waldrons are thankful for having had the opportunity to work alongside him.’

For the immediate future, Joseph Norton is the Acting Managing Director. Joseph heads up the firm’s Compensation Department and qualified at Waldrons in 2008.

A Book of Condolence will be available at the firm’s Merry Hill office for anyone who wishes to pay their respects.