A specialist in complex and contentious workplace matters and litigation, John is a trusted adviser to state and federal governments, boards, major Australian businesses and institutions on the issues that affect their operations and reputations.
He also advises on national employment strategies, serious workplace investigations, Royal Commissions and Inquiries and industrial plans for multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects.
John offers clients a unique perspective, instilled by his extensive experience across multiple industries. He has consistently been listed as a leading lawyer by legal directories and publications including Chambers and Partners, Asia Pacific Legal 500, Best Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal and others.
John is lead partner of the Corrs Group Business, Orbit Legal Resources and is a Vincent Fairfax Fellow. He is a member of the Industrial Relations Society of Victoria and the Australian Human Resources Institute. He is the Australian Representative for the Employment Law Alliance, a member of the University of Melbourne Law School Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law Advisory Board, and is a board member of RMIT University Law School Juris Doctor Advisory Board
Leading Lawyer – Employment and Government
Leading Lawyer – Labour and Employment
Best Lawyer – Labour and Employment Law
Best Lawyer – Government Practice
Genuinely tries to always support the needs of his clients and to deliver tailored, customised solutions
He is a national authority and is very competent and easy to deal with
Oversees a variety of industrial relations matters for major corporations as well as being sought out for his assistance on Royal Commissions
Good at building a relationship and understanding with clients and with business; he is a pragmatic lawyer