Admitted as a solicitor in 1976, John has spent almost his entire professional career specialising in wills and estates. He joined our firm at the beginning of 2006 after 20 years with a leading national law firm in Sydney. John practises in the full range of estate work with an emphasis on estate planning (including testamentary trusts, business succession and asset protection issues), estate administration (particularly advising and protecting executors in estates which are large, involved in family provision claims or where there are revenue issues) and family trusts.
As well as private client work, John is regularly instructed by trustee companies, corporations and other law firms (both local and international).
John also has a strong background in property law, wide litigation experience and is actively involved in notarial practice. He is a former member of the wills and estates advisory committee of the Law Society’s Specialist Accreditation Board.