If you’ve been injured, you need a strong advocate who will work tirelessly to ensure that you get the settlement you deserve. John takes the time to get to know you and will tenaciously pursue the result that best suits your needs.

With 30 years experience, John’s resolve and results are proven by the long list of clients who recommend their friends and relatives, with whole families relying on John’s expertise for their every legal need. John’s tireless determination and strength bring back stability and peace of mind to clients.

John works with clients from all walks of life, from farmers and fishermen to national and international businesses and the people who run them. John provides client service that will meet your needs where you are right now and will give you the assistance to take you where you need to be. 

No matter how great or how small, your matter is important to us. We’re waiting for your call.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Wills & Estates
  • Criminal

Professional Designations

  • 1986 – Called to the Bar of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • 1985 – Bachelor of Laws Degree from University of Windsor
  • 1978 – Bachelor of Commerce from Memorial University of Newfoundland

Community Involvement

  • Member of the Tourette's Foundation of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter
  • Member of Newfoundland Pony Care Inc.
  • Member of Newfoundland Shriners
  • Past President and Fundraising Board Member of St. John's Shrine Club
  • Past Member of the Shriners Keystone Cops Unit
  • Founding Member of Masonic Grand Lodge of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Pro Bono advisor to fishermen, refugees, young offenders, single parents and more

Contact

Email
jbarrett@swdlaw.ca

Phone
(709) 754-4845

Fax
(709) 754-5662

Legal Assistant

Connie Foley

Connie Foley
cfoley@swdlaw.ca