Senior Litigation Lawyer
John graduated with his Bachelor of Law from Bond University in 1996. He was admitted to practice in New South Wales in 1998.
John brings a wealth of knowledge to his role in the firm as senior lawyer and litigator.
John currently practices in New South Wales Courts and Tribunals and in the Federal Courts.
Since 2002 when he joined Osbornes, John has built an impressive portfolio of civil litigation matters and has been involved in several high profile Australian commercial matters.
Council of the City of Sydney v Goldspar Australia Pty Limited (2006) 230 ALR 437 and Galafassi v Kelly (2014) 87 NSWLR 119 are significant reported cases to date.
John’s expertise and areas of interest lie primarily in the fields of property, construction and commercial law. His considerable experience includes applications in the Supreme Court of New South Wales Equity Division, the Real Property List, and in the Construction and Technology List.
John has acted for plaintiff and defendants in commercial and contractual disputes, deceased estate and family provision claims, and strata disputes which settled before or during the course of litigation.
John can give honest, practical advice on when to litigate, what to do to defend a matter and advice and options for dispute resolution before or during the course of litigation.