He represents both domestic and international clients in corporate litigation and with recognised strength in the resources sector. He approaches each assignment with intensity, thoroughness and from a strategist’s perspective.
John engages a number of techniques and develops strategies to resolve disputes, including alternate dispute resolution methods such as, mediation and negotiation. He is known as a litigator who does not simply “go through the motions”. Rather he strategically plots the course and then executes on that strategy.
John’s commercial skills include negotiation, facilitation and execution, project management and astute risk assessment. John appreciates that his client’s first priority is to manage and minimise risk. He gives clients a thorough and clear assessment of their position, the options available and importantly, a recommendation on how best to achieve a cost-effective commercial solution.
John is listed as one of Australia’s best Litigation lawyers in Best Lawyers Australia, 2019.