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John specialises and practices in the areas of Wills and Estates Law and Property Law.

His Wills and Estates Law practice comprises of estate administration, contested wills, family provision claims, trusts, estate planning and estate taxation issues.

While his Property Law practice includes including transfer of real estate, subdivisions, leases, property rights and easements, transfer of businesses, personal property securities, mortgages and finance.


John is primarily based in Penrith and Windsor, but is available for consultations in our Sydney and Parramatta offices as required. Home and outside consultations can be made by arrangement.

John is a unique legal practitioner. He is an Accredited Specialist in property law and has been for 20 years. He has a high level of expertise in relation to all aspects of conveyancing, tenancy law and property litigation. He is also an Accredited Specialist in Wills & Estates Law and has been for 15 years. He has a high level of expertise in relation to the drawing of wills, estate and succession planning, the administration of probate, probate litigation, family provision claims and has handled numerous complex estates, has been involved in dispute resolution of estate claims. John also performs commercial work and transactional work for his commercial clients of Western Sydney.

John was admitted to practice in May 1974. He has practiced primarily at Windsor, in the Hawkesbury Valley since his admission. He has from time to time practiced in various partnerships and since 2001 has practiced exclusively as a sole practitioner. John has now joined Turner Freeman and effectively is responsible for all property and Estate work including litigation in the Western Sydney offices. John brings with him years of knowledge and experience as well as two Law Society accreditations.


Bachelor of Arts – University of New South Wales

Bachelor of Laws – Sydney University

Law Society Accredited Specialist Wills and Estates law

Law Society Accredited Specialist Property Law


  • Law Society of NSW
  • Law Society Professional Conduct Committee
  • Law Society Accreditation Advisory Committee for Wills and Estates
  • Former member of Law Society Property Law Advisory Committee

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