Title: Director

Qualifications: B.Com, LL.B, Post Grad Dip (Corporations and Securities Law)

Experience and expertise: John is a leading transactional lawyer with more than 25 years' experience. He focuses on negotiated and unregulated mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and private equity including due diligence (both vendor and buy-side), acquisitions and sales of shares and assets, private equity (including MBO/MBIs), joint ventures (incorporated, partnerships and unit trusts), structures and restructures and regulatory issues. He is a Senior Partner at K&L Gates and has been with the firms (and its legacy firms) for over 25 years. John joined the Children’s Rights International Board in 2018.

Special responsibilities: Advice and consultation