John Stewart

John Stewart


John will accept briefs for court proceedings and mediations in a wide range of civil law disputes. He has practised in the Northern Territory since 1985 after extensive experience as a solicitor in Sydney and later in country New South Wales. He was a litigation partner at Ward Keller in Darwin for 24 years including 6 years as managing partner. He has handled a broad range of significant cases involving litigation and mediation within the Northern Territory, interstate and overseas.

He joined John Toohey Chambers in 2010. He is a Sessional Member and an Approved Mediator of Northern Territory Civil and Administrative Tribunal, the Chairman of Thoroughbred Racing NT and the Legal Member of the Building Practitioners Board. He was Deputy Chairperson of the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal from 2007-2013 and a former Councillor of the Law Society of the Northern Territory.  


Contact Details 

P: 08 8981 0625


Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Proceedings
  • Arbitration
  • Building and Construction
  • Commercial Law
  • Contract
  • Deceased Estates and Wills
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Equity, Partnership and Trusts
  • Family and Estate Law
  • Family Provision
  • Insurance
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Licensing
  • Mediation
  • Medical Negligence
  • Motor Accidents
  • Other Personal Injuries
  • Personal Injuries
  • Professional Negligence
  • Public Law
  • Real Property