John is recognised in the area of dispute resolution in a number of prominent international guides to law firms, including Chambers Global. Identifying John as one of Australia’s leading litigation lawyers, Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Chambers Global has highlighted him as “a very smart and highly organised lawyer with superior communication and client relations skills” with “robust litigation experience”. John is also acknowledged by Who’s Who Legal as an expert in the areas of business crime, investigations asset recovery, and by Best Lawyers® International in the areas of litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Most recently, John has been ranked by Doyle’s Guide as ‘recommended’ in the category of ‘Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Lawyers’.
John was appointed a partner of Arnold Bloch Leibler in 2006. Previously, he was a partner at an international law firm, practising in Sydney.
John is the Australian representative member of ICC FraudNet, a global network of leading lawyers in anti-fraud litigation, operating under the International Chamber of Commerce and its anti-crime arm, the Commercial Crime Services.
John is a director of Carriageworks Limited, a contemporary arts and performance space in inner city Sydney, as part of a pro-bono partnership between Carriageworks and Arnold Bloch Leibler. He is also a board member of the National Art School, located in Sydney.
John is a member of the dispute resolution & litigation group and has experience in the following areas:
- commercial litigation and dispute resolution;
- corporate regulatory investigations and white collar crime;
- class action defence;
- insolvency and reconstruction; and
- banking and insurance.