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John Park 

Executive Lawyer

Insolvency & Restructuring 
Commercial contract dispute & Litigation
Corporate Mergers & Acquisition
Tax & Dispute 

Education & Qualifications
Juris Doctor & MBA, Bond University

Solicitor, Supreme Court of NSW
Professional member, Insolvency Practitioners Association of Australia

John Park’s distinguished career in corporate law and commercial litigation spans over two decades, during which he has amassed a wealth of experience in a variety of complex legal domains. His expertise encompasses trade practices matters, banking and finance litigation, debt recovery, corporate and personal insolvency, and corporate disputes.

John’s keen business acumen, coupled with his exceptional advisory skills and transactional prowess, has enabled him to serve a diverse clientele. His clients range from individuals and small to medium enterprises to foreign listed companies, Korean government agencies, and a wide array of privately held companies.

In addition to his legal practice, John is a trusted advisor to both private and public sector clients. He regularly provides counsel to Korean government-owned corporations, global enterprises, financial institutions, and statutory bodies that conduct business in Australia. His guidance on regulatory issues, corporate compliance and governance, and corporate structure and planning is highly sought after.

Fluent in English and Korean, John is an active member of the Korean Chamber of Commerce and the Korean Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Australia, further solidifying his role as a bridge between diverse business cultures.

John’s legal expertise is particularly evident in his work with:

  • Establishing foreign-owned corporations or representatives in Australia.

  • Advising on directors’ duties during company management, liquidation, or voluntary administration in insolvency.

  • Consulting on the acquisition and disposal of company assets in insolvency and turnaround management.

  • Guiding liquidators in their duties while investigating a company’s affairs.

  • Advising creditors on their rights in attending creditors’ meetings.

  • Drafting and reviewing various types of contracts, including shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, and joint venture agreements.

  • Consulting on compensation types arising from breaches of contract or joint venture agreements.

John’s experience also includes:

  • Providing legal counsel to Korean Government bodies and agencies in Australia, such as the Consular General of the Republic of Korea, KOTRA, the Korean Cultural Office in Sydney, and the Korean Tourism Organisation.

  • Advising on the winding up of companies in insolvency.

  • Consulting on joint venture agreements for mining companies, including damage assessments.

  • Representing international and domestic consortiums in acquiring assets, land, and Australian companies.

  • Interpreting various contracts related to conducting business in Australia.

  • Addressing internal management compliance issues, employment law, and reporting obligations to ASIC.

  • Advising on company constitution matters post-acquisition.

  • Offering guidance on joint venture agreement issues.

  • Advising on the establishment of branches, foreign corporations, or subsidiaries in Australia.

  • Acting for international companies regarding restraint of trade in contracts.

  • Representing clients in matters of restrictive trade practices and anti-competitive conduct involving primary and secondary boycotts.

John Park’s comprehensive understanding of corporate law and his dedication to providing strategic legal solutions make him an invaluable asset to any client seeking expertise in navigating the complexities of commercial litigation within the Australian and Korean business landscapes.

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