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John joined Gibson Sheat as a partner on 1 September 2014. Prior to that he was a partner at Harkness Law Limited.

John specialises in unit title developments, lives in a unit title development, and is also a proud owner.

He acts for a number of high-profile developers in the Wellington CBD and advises a large number of experienced and less experienced private property investors. He enjoys the strategy, personalities, and challenges behind developments, unit title rules, and body corporate issues. He regularly presents on unit titles issues to investors.

Some of John's high points include acting for the developers on the following multi-level unit title developments:

  • Tattoo Apartments - Abel Smith Street
  • Canvas Apartments - Willis Street
  • Hannah Carparks - Leeds Street
  • Ink'd Apartments - Pirie Street
  • M2 apartments - Martin Square
  • Sculpt Apartments - Adelaide Road

Practical, pragmatic, and personable... Ingredients for a successful client relationship.

Outside of work, John enjoys travelling and his bucket list continues to grow. He has a regular tee-off time at his golf course, catching up with friends, reading, and going to the movies.