John is our Chairman and leads the firm's Corporate Transactions & Compliance, Foreign Investment and Mining & Resources teams.
His 28 years' experience as a corporate lawyer span capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions, companies and securities regulation, major commercial transactions, joint ventures, and resources projects. He advises growth companies, and investors in them, from start-up to exit.
Over the last 20 years John has developed the leading Taiwanese project investment legal practice in Australia. He is Vice Chairman of the Australia-Taiwan Business Council, a trusted advisor to major Taiwanese corporations, and an active director of their Australian based investment companies, and sits on a number of coal and iron ore joint ventures.
John is independently ranked as one of Queensland's top corporate lawyers (Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession), and is known for his commercial approach and "can-do" attitude.