With 50 years' experience, John has a reputation for providing flexible, practical and commercial advice to clients across a wide range of complex commercial and property transactions, and is highly regarded for his negotiation skills.
He has had many years' involvement in the music and entertainment, wholesale travel, and hospitality industries and understands the legal requirements specific to those industries.
John has particular experience in the acquisition and sale of shares, assets and businesses; the acquisition and sale of substantial commercial, retail, industrial and mixed use properties; the acquisition and sale of major hotels and resorts, drafting leases, management agreements for major hotels and resorts; major development projects; drafting and negotiating complex distribution agreements, licensing agreements, employment contracts and general commercial documentation; and advising on corporate structuring, including shareholder, unit holder, partnership and joint venture agreements and trust structures.
Our greatest asset is our talented and committed people – they enjoy what they do and value the opportunity to work together and with our clients. Our people are from diverse backgrounds and approach their work with intellectual rigour and enthusiasm.