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John McQueen

John McQueen


John is a solicitor in the Sydney office.



John has experience acting for Herbert Smith Freehills’ clients across the firm’s Corporate, Finance and Disputes practice areas.

John’s experience includes:

  • acting for an ASX listed company on its defence against a shareholder class action
  • acting for an Euronext Paris listed company on its proposed $350m acquisition of an ASX listed mineral resources company
  • acting for Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its proposed $3.8bn sale of its Australian life insurance business to AIA Group
  • acting for Clean Energy Finance Corporation, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Natixis on the project financing for a portfolio of large-scale greenfield solar farms



John holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) (Distinction) from the University of New South Wales.

John is qualified as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.