John has extensive experience across various areas of insurance law. In particular, he is recognised by the local and London insurance markets for his strong professional indemnity practice, acting for a wide range of professionals across various industries.
He is frequently sought out as both coverage and defence adviser for complex directors and officers and financial institutions claims. Of note, he has recently advised a major Australian stockbroker on establishing a redress scheme for investors who have defrauded by a rogue trader. He is also advising a financial advisory firm on its exposure to over 2,000 individual claims.
In the class action space, John is currently acting in defence and monitoring counsel roles in some of Australia's most prominent securities, D&O and general liability class actions.
John is also a recognised leader in the cyber security and cyber incident response space, with one of Australia’s leading cyber response teams. His team have advised on over 700 cyber incidents in recent times, including on some of the most high profile and complex incidents, both locally and globally.
John is a core member of the firm's resilience team. The team delivers solutions to clients with the aim of building organisational resilience
Clients say John is accessible, easy to work with and always provides a pathway through complex issues. He is recognised by Legal 500 2020 as a 'Next Generation Partner' for insurance, Best Lawyers in Australia 2020 for insurance law and Doyle's Guide 2019 as a leading lawyer in Professional Indemnity (NSW).