John Palermo, Special Counsel at McNamara & Associates.
A Legal Professional, with 28 years’ experience in Queensland, NSW, Victoria and Tasmania. John studied law at the University of Tasmania and was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in 1988.
John’s expertise is mainly in the areas commercial law, property law, and commercial litigation.
John’s main strength is his broad range experience and versatility. As well as practicing in various areas of law, John has applied his legal skills in diverse industries including, Agriculture, Aquaculture, Shipping, Transport, Government, Drilling, Hospitality, and Building & Construction. John is well known for his practical approach to commercial issues, and looking at the big picture while keeping an eye on the detail.
John’s strongly held belief is,”whether working on a $100m pipe line construction matter or a small retail lease, the legal principals are the same, and no client is more important than another”
John’s history includes working in high-level legal roles including, Prime Group Australasia, Lucas Drilling Pty Ltd, Lucas Coal Technologies Pty Ltd, Lucas Engineering Ptd Ltd, QLD State Government and Macgillvrays.