John Howard is a litigator with more than 30 years’ experience and mainly practises in the Federal and Supreme Courts across Australia. He and his team also appear regularly in all courts and tribunals of New South Wales.
He practices in all aspects of, business, property and company law disputes and investigations. Having also practiced for some years as a commercial lawyer before specialising in dispute resolution John has an excellent understanding of both the legal and commercial drivers behind commercial disputes and their successful resolution.
John's clients represent a wide range of industries including IT, ICT, major commercial property trusts, property developers, agribusiness, downstream and upstream oil and gas, resources companies, FMCG companies, hi-tech companies, professional and financial services companies and political parties. John is also the firm's relationship partner for certain New South Wales government departments and agencies.
John has particular expertise in contract law, competition and consumer law, corporations law and cross-border disputes. He is also experienced and regularly engages in all forms of alternative dispute resolution including mediations, arbitrations, expert determinations, and structured negotiations.