John has handled all aspects of commercial property work for more than 20 years for major developers, banks and government. In addition to his commercial practice, he specialises in the area of retirement villages and aged care. He has a national practice with many of his clients being Australia’s major providers of aged care and retirement villages.
John often represents major peak industry bodies in their dealings with industry members and government. John was named the Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law "Lawyer of the Year" in 2013 and 2020. He was also recognised by Best Lawyers in 2012 - 2022 for expertise in Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law, in 2016 - 2022 for Real Property Law and in 2018 - 2022 in Commercial Law.
John is Russell Kennedy’s Pro Bono Practice Group Leader.