Recognized since 2009
Information Technology Law
Intellectual Property Law
Privacy and Data Security Law
John is a senior corporate and commercial lawyer who has specialised in technology and intellectual property law for over 25 years. He is a partner in the Corporate and Commercial team at Hall & Wilcox.
John advises clients on commercial transactions and legal disputes in the fields of IT, telecommunications and media. His expertise covers all the legal issues associated with the use of technology in business and government, including licensing, privacy and data protection, copyright, branding and e-payments.
Known for his hands-on and pragmatic approach, and his ability to find solutions to legal and commercial issues, John is a seasoned practitioner in the IT market and often acts for governments and financial institutions in relation to major IT projects.
He is widely recognised for his expertise, having been ranked in the 2009-2019 editions of The Best Lawyers in Australia, being named Sydney's 'Lawyer of the Year' for Information Technology Law (2021 edition) and for Outsourcing Law (2018 edition). He is also a recommended lawyer in Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession in their 2019 list of Leading Technology, Media and Telecommunications Lawyers, and is a ranked lawyer in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020 for TMT: Information Technology.
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
- Information Technology Law, Sydney, Australia (2021)
- Outsourcing Law, Sydney, Australia (2018)
- Information Technology Law, Sydney, Australia (2012)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Australia™ 2023 for work in:
- Commercial Law
- Corporate Law
- Information Technology Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- Outsourcing Law
- Privacy and Data Security Law
- Telecommunications Law
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