John Driscoll

Position:  Director

Contact:  jdriscoll@mccabepartners.com.au

Professional Qualifications:  Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Master of Laws, University of Sydney

Memberships and Appointments:  Australian Institute of Company Directors, Law Society of New South Wales

John is the Managing Director of McCabe Partners Lawyers.  John’s hands-on industry experience comes from over twenty five years working in senior legal and compliance roles in commercial and investment banks, and as a partner in a private legal practice.

Such sought after skills and his focus on delivering prompt, efficient and commercially sound advice have naturally seen John develop many long-term client relationships.  John’s principal areas of practice at McCabe Partners Lawyers are commercial transactions, commercial and insurance disputes, buying and selling of businesses, advising on shareholder disputes, general employment law advice and commercial, retail and residential leasing.

John also has an overseeing role in all aspects of the practice and plays a major role in overseeing the Firm’s personal injury practice.  John has significant experience and expertise in advising shareholders in relation to their rights, particularly in situations of the rights of minority shareholders in proprietary and family companies.  John has a thorough knowledge of all aspects of the law which he practices but his specialty is ensuring that clients have a clear understanding of their rights and obligations which is of great assistance when clients are looking at significant investments in various types of businesses and other ventures.

A growing area of law at McCabe Partners Lawyers is criminal law and John oversees this aspect of the practice.  The type of offences range from summary offences (eg traffic offences) to serious offences.

John has been a resident of the Sutherland Shire for more than thirty years and has close relationships with a number of sporting clubs and has served as board member for both junior rugby league and junior cricket clubs in the Shire.