John joined TurksLegal in 2012 and is a Senior Associate in our Commercial Disputes & Transactions Group. He has over seven years of experience in a broad range of litigation ranging from insolvency matters and debt recovery to property and planning disputes. During his time at TurksLegal, he has in particular specialised in advisory work involving Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (PPSA) issues and tobacco regulation.
John acts for trade credit insurers, multinational and local suppliers, insolvency practitioners, statutory bodies and two tobacco companies. His career highlights include involvement in the drafting of the KPMG Illicit tobacco in Australia reports and the leading case on section 46 of the PPSA, Warehouse Sales Pty Ltd (in liq) & Lewis and Templeton v LG Electronics Australia Pty Ltd  VSC 644.
He has written papers for TurksLegal and its clients on the PPSA cases NCO Finance Australia Pty Ltd v Australian Pacific Airports (Melbourne) Pty Ltd  FCCA 2274 and Central Cleaning Supplies (Aust) Pty Ltd v Elkerton  VSCA 92.