Barrister, Advisor, Author & Lecturer

Providing legal guidance since 1982.

John is a barrister, advisor, author and lecturer

John was admitted as a Solicitor in 1982 and came to the Bar in 1996. John specialises in commercial law – principally in disputes involving corporations and associations (including partnerships, incorporated and unincorporated associations and cooperatives), contract law, insurance law (directors and officers, professional indemnity, special risks and other forms of general insurance and life insurance), franchising law, finance/banking law, trade practices and equity/trusts.
John has over 35 years experience as a university lecturer and teacher in the contract law/commercial law/corporate law fields and is a leading author of several significant textbooks used by practitioners and students at universities.

Areas of Practice

John Gooley's Recent Publications

With 45 books and other publications produced over several decades for practitioners and students together with being co-foundation editor and contributor to several legal practitioner focussed publications, John has developed a significant profile as an author of legal publications.

I have appeared in a number of Courts and Tribunals in various jurisdictions

High Court of Australia
Federal Court of Australia
Supreme Court of New South Wales
Supreme Court of Queensland
Supreme Court of Western Australia
District Court of New South Wales