B. A. (Hons), LL. B. (Hons) (Melb), B.C.L. (Oxon), Ph.D (Mon), F.T.L.A.
02 April 1979
Signed Bar Roll:
22 November 1984
Owen Dixon Chambers East
Floor 5, Room 20
205 William Street, Melbourne
Admitted to Practice:
Areas of Practice:
- Accredited Arbitrator
- Accredited Mediator
John signed the Bar Roll in 1984 and practised for 5 years, appearing in significant commercial litigation – on occasion with counsel now elevated to the bench – before becoming a full-time law academic at Monash University.
In 2005, he returned to active practice at the Bar.
Commercial barrister, specialising in Equity, Trusts and Taxation.
Memberships and Associations
Secretary Commercial Bar Association Equity Section
Academic Position /
- From 2009, he has been a Professor in the School of Law at RMIT University.
- John is a co-author of Ford & Lee’s Principles of the Law of Trusts (Thomson Reuters, looseleaf and on-line)
- Author of the monographs Equity, Restitution & Fraud (LexisNexis 2004) and Commercial Equity: Fiduciary Relationships (Butterworths 1995), as well as over 50 articles in refereed law journals and chapters in books.