Bachelor of Laws (Otago 1973)
Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
Having gained his initial experience in private practise in New Zealand, John spent four years in the United Kingdom where he was legal counsel to a large group of companies with significant interests in liquor, viticulture, pharmaceuticals, agriculture and covering primary production, wholesaling, marketing and joint ventures.
Upon his return to New Zealand, John entered private practise providing legal advice to private clients across the full spectrum of legal services.
In nearly three decades of practice in Queenstown, John has provided local, national and international clientele legal advice in negotiating, structuring and documenting commercial and property transactions, leasing and all aspects of rural, residential and commercial conveyancing, securities, trust, estate and asset planning.
- Honorary Solicitor for the Wakatipu Committee of the Order of St John
- Trustee for the Wakatipu Plunket Trust
- Property Law Section – member