John is a solicitor in the International Dispute Resolution team, specialising in cross-border litigation and disputes resolution with a main focus in the civil and family jurisdictions.
Prior to joining Meredith Connell in 2020, John was a law clerk in a boutique law firm while completing his legal studies.
- Acting in a complex estate matter involving assets over $20 million which encompassed extant cross-border and New Zealand legal proceedings, issues arising out of Property (Relationships) Act 1976, Family Protection Act 1955 and Family Proceedings Act 1980.
- Acting in a family court proceeding involving urgent cross-border guardianship, parenting and family violence issues.
- Acting in a High Court proceeding involving a claim against the directors of a group of phoenix companies.
LLB(Hons), Auckland University of Technology
BCom, University of Auckland