Partner, Head of Real Estate Markets
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John has carved out a reputation for strategically managing ground-breaking real estate transactions, often across borders. Known for his strong negotiation skills, strategic and solutions focused legal advice and commercial acumen, John is committed to delivering results for clients and building close-knit relationships of trust and collaboration.
John is a property partner specialising in property development, major tenancy leasing, sales, acquisitions and property dispute resolution. With over 20 years’ experience in private practice, as well as in-house counsel, John is experienced in mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, litigation, as well as construction, environmental and planning law. He is a highly skilled negotiator who is able to manage large and complex transactions and resolves issues at all levels within the private and public sector.
John acts for a diverse range of clients including REIT’s, government entities, retailers, developers and landlords and has acted across a range of asset classes including large format supermarket retail, industrial, telecommunications, hotels, petrol stations and liquor.
Before joining Hamilton Locke, John was the property group counsel at Woolworths Limited (Australia and New Zealand). He was also the principal of his own law firm and worked at Corrs Chambers Westgarth. He has also held contract positions with Port Authority NSW, Sydney Trains and Optus.
Qualifications and Memberships
- Associate Diploma in Law (LPAB) – Sydney University
- Admitted to practice in New South Wales
Expertise and Specialisation
- Legal Commercial Property advice
- Development, Leasing, Sales, Acquisitions and Property Dispute Resolution advice
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