After graduating from the University of Melbourne in 1978 with a Bachelor of Commerce, John worked extensively in private industry before commencing a law degree in 1986.
In 1988, John graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Laws. Between 1989 and 1992 John worked as a solicitor with Clayton Utz, Sydney, in the areas of property law and insolvency law. John then worked in general legal practice on the far north coast of New South Wales for about 18 months. He returned to Sydney in 1993. From 1993 to the end of 2008 John was in general legal practice with Cameron Gillingham Boyd solicitors, Sydney.
John has lived in the lower Blue Mountains since 2001. With a desire to work closer to home, he established his own legal practice in Penrith (Boyd Lawyers) in January 2009. In late 2016 Boyd Lawyers merged with the long established lower Blue Mountains legal firm, Hinde & Ginges Solicitors, and is now known as Hinde Ginges Boyd Lawyers, with offices at Penrith and Springwood. John is available to see clients at either office by appointment.
As well as having hands on experience in private industry, John has over 25 years experience in general legal practice, including:
- Wills and Estates, including contested Will litigation
- Commercial and civil litigation in Local, District and Supreme Courts
- Debt recovery
- Building law
- Family law
- Defacto Relationships law
- Property law, including buying and selling of residential and commercial property
- Personal Injury and insurance law
- Criminal law
- Traffic matters
John is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales. He has also been appointed to the Criminal Law Panel and Family Law Panel conducted by Legal Aid NSW
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Kerrie-Anne is John’s personal assistant and provides invaluable support to him in attending to all of the administrative needs of his very busy general practice.
Kerrie-Anne has worked in the legal industry for over 22 years. Kerrie-Anne assists John with the preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Appointments of Enduring Guardian, applications for Probate/Letters of Administration and Commercial Leases.
Our team at SAFE Conveyancing
We have a dedicated conveyancing team, SAFE Conveyancing.
Lillian has worked in the conveyancing industry for over 25 years, and has an enviable reputation with clients and real estate agents alike.
Lillian’s wealth of experience and knowledge, and her personable manner, help to ensure that your conveyancing transactions proceeds as smoothly and efficiently as possible.
Lillian prides herself on going that “extra step” for her clients and derives great satisfaction from the succesful completion of a conveyancing transaction.
Like Lillian, Lee has many years of experience in assisting clients with their conveyancing transactions.
Lee has an excellent understanding of all aspects of conveyancing and has a particular focus on ensuring that your conveyancing transaction is properly prepared in readiness for settlement.
Ashlee has recently joined the team at SAFE Conveyancing, having worked for the past 3 years with a conveyancing practice in Katoomba. Ashlee also has past experience working with legal firms both in Sydney and the Blue Mountains.
Ashlee is very enthusiastic about keeping up to date with changes to conveyancing practices in NSW, particulalry with the move to electronic conveyancing.
Ashlee looks forward to assisting you with all your conveyancing requirements.