John is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia and the High Court of Australia which includes the Family Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia.
He practices in all areas of family law including complex custody issues, commercial disputes, franchise and liquor licensing law and employment law.
Following a trial in June 2019, John successfully worked with his client to secure the full custody of his client’s son. This was an excellent outcome for his client (the father) and reversed the previous parenting arrangements.
He is a nationally accredited mediator and has mediated a number of commercial, small business, governance and franchise disputes throughout Australia.
He is a graduate of the University of NSW (BA), University of New England (LLB) and the College of Law (GDLP). He is a also a graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon and served with the United Nations in Cambodia.
John was appointed by the Federal Government to the Veterans Review Board (VRB) in 2018 which reviews decisions by the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. He is a former Board Chairman of Rostrevor College and volunteers as an honorary player advocate with the Adelaide Footy League Tribunal.