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JOHN FORDE

JOHN FORDE

ASSOCIATE

Telephone: (07) 3007 3729 | Email: jforde@mahoneys.com.au

John joined Mahoneys in September 2012.  He has a broad experience in commercial litigation having practised for several years in a specialist commercial litigation firm. He is able to provide timely and clear advice necessary for you to make decisions about your position and progress the matter. He is well versed in the various phases of litigation .

 
Professional background

John was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court in Queensland in 2004 and holds a Bachelor of Laws from Bond University. John also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Design) Industrial Design from Sydney College of the Arts and was awarded an Australian Design Award in Engineering Design in 2001.

Expertise

John has represented clients in disputes involving:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Fiduciary duties
  • Body corporate
  • Restraint of trade
  • Estates
  • Insolvency
  • Cross-border and international companies
  • Banking Law and Financial Services 
Recent experience

John’s recent experience has included the following matters:   

  • Successfully acted for a client that is the resident unit manager engaged by the body corporate and is also the letting agent for substantial number of apartments in the building. The dispute arose between the body corporate and our client about whether our client had been properly performing its duties. Orders were made in our client’s favour to the effect that the remedial action notices were invalid and or our client had compiled with them and the body corporate was restrained from relying upon them to terminate the management agreement.
  • Successfully acted for a client in a cross border dispute involving proceedings in the Supreme Court of Queensland and the National Court of Justice in PNG. 

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