John is a founding partner of Osborne Clarke Hong Kong.
He advises a range of international and private companies on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial contracts and arrangements throughout the Asia-Pacific region. He has advised on transactions in Hong Kong, China, Macau, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and South Korea. He also advises international clients on their investments into the PRC. His expertise covers a broad range of sectors including technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, aviation, automotive, retail and distribution.
John’s recent experience includes advising a French distributor of electrical equipment on the acquisition of companies involved in the distribution of industrial electrical equipment in China, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, advising the shareholders of a Hong Kong-based PR agency on the disposal of their business to a British PR group, and advising a US-based aviation leasing company on the collection of aircraft in the PRC and their disposal.
He is dual-qualified in Hong Kong and England & Wales, and has practised in Hong Kong for over 15 years.