Being admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1974, John has almost 50 years of experience as a practitioner in regional Queensland, all of which has been spent in the Whitsundays. He joined Whitsunday Law in 2008 when his law firm, John Ryan and Co, merged with Whitsunday Law. John is an consultant with the Firm.
John practices across many areas of law and also acts as a consultant advising the Firm’s solicitors and paralegals. He is also a Fellow of the Society of Notaries (Queensland) and is currently the only Notary Public in the Whitsunday region.
John describes himself as a general practitioner in the true sense of the word more out of necessity than anything else, as a result carrying on practice in regional Queensland. John’s main areas of professional interest encompass Estates, Family Law, Criminal Law and Litigation. He also has an interest in Maritime and Aviation Law. John has held a unrestricted pilots licence for most of his adult life and he has a keen interest in aviation as well as being an inveterate traveler.
As the region’s most experienced practicing solicitor, John also maintains strong ties to the Whitsunday community, where he has had an active involvement with Rotary (having been president of the club on two occasions) and in initiating the Whitsunday Prostate Cancer Support Group. Over the years John has been involved in many community organizations including as chairperson of the Whitsunday Housing Association and the Red Shield Appeal for very many years.
John can be contacted on:
07 4948 7000