John is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia, a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory, and on the Roll of Legal Practitioners for the High Court of Australia. John has been admitted to practice for over 49 years and has worked in the law for over 55 years.
John has practised in New South Wales, in the Australian Capital Territory and in Western Australia. He has been a partner in a national legal firm and has established his own practice. Much of John's practice over the last 49 years has been in the areas of Business and Estate Planning, Wills & Estates and Family Law.
John served with the Australian Army Reserve for 13 years, is a Commissioned Officer, and is presently on the Reserve of Officers. He has served in various capacities on the governing bodies and committees of a number of independent and government schools over the last 46 years.
John and his wife Dianne have spent a substantial amount of time in Asia and are actively developing business relationships which will promote the interests of their clients in Australia and in Asia. They have spent the majority of their time in Asia in Singapore, Malaysia, China and Taiwan.