John is a principal at Best Hooper with expertise and experience acquired in a legal career which commenced in 1976. He appears regularly as an advocate in the town planning jurisdiction and has extensive experience in town planning law, local government and environmental planning law, property development and liquor licensing.
John is a fellow of VPELA, a former President of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) and the Chair of the UDIA planning committee and a life member of the UDIA. He has been recognised in the Best Lawyers in Australia list (2019 Edition). John has also been recognised as a preeminent Lawyer in Australia by Doyle's Guide 2019.