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John Sheahan QC

Sydney, Australia Asia-Pacific Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution: The BarRestructuring/Insolvency: The Bar
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Dispute Resolution: The Bar - Australia

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John Sheahan QC is regularly acknowledged as "one of the best barristers in Australia for high-end, high-risk commercial matters" in general, and also for restructuring and insolvency mandates specifically. Interviewees pay extensive tribute to his "extraordinarily effective" advocacy, as impressive in the boardroom as in court, with more than one stressing the value of his consistently "calm and persuasive demeanour."
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Restructuring/Insolvency: The Bar - Australia

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John Sheahan QC is regularly acknowledged as "one of the best barristers in Australia for high-end, high-risk commercial matters" in general, and also for restructuring and insolvency mandates specifically. Interviewees pay extensive tribute to his "extraordinarily effective" advocacy, as impressive in the boardroom as in court, with more than one stressing the value of his consistently "calm and persuasive demeanour."
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John is one of Australia's most experienced barristers. He practises widely in all aspects of complex commercial disputes - trials, appeals, representative proceedings, regulatory matters, public law issues, commissions of inquiry and domestic and international commercial arbitrations. He has advised and acted for prominent Australian and foreign corporations, and for regulators. Banking and finance and corporate law have been a particular focus of his work.

Apart from his advice and appearance work, John also acts as mediator and arbitrator. He was a member of the Australian Takeovers Panel from 2014 - 2020, and was reappointed in 2021.

John is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law, a founding member of Maxwell 42 Chambers in Singapore and an associate member of South Square Chambers, Grays Inn, London.

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