An award-winning commercial lawyer, John is a highly respected and trusted Principal achieving successful outcomes for his clients.

John has extensive experience representing clients in business disputes and insolvency related matters, with expertise spanning a diverse range of areas including property, contracts, lending, trade practices, and shareholder disputes.

He also provides strategic advice to clients in relation to commercial and domestic construction matters, representing a spectrum of stakeholders such as owners, builders, and consultants. His proficiency extends to navigating the intricacies of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment legislation.

John has acted on a broad range of complex corporate and personal insolvency and reconstruction matters, including acting for liquidators, administrators, receivers, trustees, private companies, individuals and directors.

John’s work on a highly complex three way merger worth $686 million was recognised in 2018 when he was awarded the prestigious Deal of the Year Award at the Victorian Legal Awards.

John has also completed a Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (GC In&Ent) at Adelaide University via Pitcher Partners.

Areas of Expertise

Key focus areas:

  • Corporate insolvency and reconstruction
  • Personal insolvency and reconstruction
  • Commercial litigation
  • Commercial construction
  • Security of payment
  • Domestic building
  • Property development
  • Property finance and lending
  • Risk and asset protection