John joined Wynyard Wood in 1993. John was partner for 20years (10 of those as managing partner) and in 2018 became Special Counsel. John advises business and corporate clients in a range of areas with particular emphasis on property development, acquisitions, commercial contracts and property, leasing and general commercial advice.
Rural based and a horse lover, John has a keen working interest in thoroughbred breeding and racing and acts for a large number of clients in the bloodstock industry. His Karaka property is home to a number of racehorses and broodmares. When not dreaming of Melbourne Cup glory, John enjoys the myriad tasks associated with his property and horses……and a very occasional game of golf.Specialties: Estates Commercial Law Trusts and Asset Management Wills Property Law