Mr John Howard > Thomson Geer > Sydney, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Thomson Geer
Level 14, 60 Martin Place

Work Department

Dispute Resolution




John Howard is a litigator with more than 30 years’ experience in dispute resolution.
John practises in all aspects of business and company law disputes and contractual negotiations within his industry areas of expertise. His clients represent a wide range of industries including international oil and gas, hi-tech companies, financial services, and industrial companies.
John has particular expertise in cross border disputes, contract law, corporations law, and competition and consumer law. He is also experienced in all forms of alternative dispute resolution including mediations, arbitrations, expert determinations, and structured negotiations.
John mainly practises in the Federal and Supreme Courts across Australia. He and his team also appear regularly in all courts and tribunals of New South Wales.
John is a fellow of the Commercial Law Association of Australia and a member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, Australian Corporate Lawyers Association, Australian Institute of Company Directors, and the Canadian Australian Chamber of Commerce of which he is also Honorary General Counsel.


  • Fellow of the Commercial Law Association of Australia
  • Australian Corporate Lawyers Association
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Canadian Australian Chamber of Commerce, Honorary General Counsel
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association


  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) – University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Laws – University of Sydney
  • Admitted to High Court of Australia and Supreme Court of New South Wales