John Buxton

Consultant  |  Wills and Estates

(02) 6185 7760

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John Buxton is a conscientious professional who remains dedicated and empathetic to his clients no matter the circumstances.

John is a Consultant in the firm's Commercial team and an expert in commercial and financial law, estate law and occupation disciplinary law. His practice areas include commercial law litigation, banking and finance law, administrative law, property law, estate planning and franchising.

John Buxton is a strategic negotiator and a qualified mediator. His clients include the Commonwealth Government, major banks, and privately owned corporations and companies. In recognition of John's experience, he has been appointed as a panel solicitor for the ACT Law Society, advising in professional disciplinary matters.


Key Specialisations


Bachelor Of Economics, Monash University
Bachelor Of Laws, Monash University

Community Involvement

Chairman, ACT Cricket Disciplinary Tribunal
Panel Member, Legal Profession And Ethics Committee

Client Solutions

Australian War Memorial Federal Court
Natural Justice
Client problem

John's clients, the Director and Deputy Director of the Australian War Memorial, were denied natural justice (the right to a fair hearing).

outcome achieved

John succeeded in achieving complete exoneration of the client's conduct, and damages were awarded subsequently.

Chambers-Harrap and Anglo-French
intellectual property
Client problem

John's clients, Chambers-Harrap and Anglo-French, were involved in an intellectual property claim regarding breach of copyright on their published Scrabble books.

outcome achieved

John assisted in achieving the destruction of all copyrighted books and a complete apology to the clients. Both damages and costs were awarded in favour of the clients.


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(02) 6185 7760