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John was the firm's Managing Partner from 1982 to 2015. He stood down as Managing Partner in July 2015. In that role, he was responsible for the leadership and management of our firm. He saw over the firm growing from a sole practitioner to seventeen partners today.
John has practised as a solicitor for more than 34 years. During that time he has been a commercial lawyer, with particular emphasis on the franchise, property and finance sectors.
More recently, John has focused his experience as a commercial lawyer on his great passion - sport. He is regarded as Queensland's leading sports lawyer.
John advises clients on a broad spectrum of sports law issues including venues, events, constitutions, sponsorships, policies, risk management, contracting, disciplinary action and player contracting. His clients include government entities, most of Queensland's major sporting associations and some national bodies.
John has been involved in sporting judiciaries for many years and is the first independent board member to the Sports Federation of Queensland. He is also a director of the Bulls Masters.
Master of Laws
Admitted as a Solicitor 1981
Appointed as a Partner 1982