Ian has acted for private and public clients, including all levels of government in both New Zealand and Australia, on a variety of major projects and real estate transactions since 2007. He previously worked in Sydney as part of the infrastructure team at international law firm, Ashurst.
Ian advises on construction contracts, infrastructure projects (including PPPs) and property development projects across a wide range of industry sectors, including rail, transport, defence, ports (including inland ports), education, electricity, mining, manufacturing and social housing. Having acted for various different project participants Ian thoroughly understands competing perspectives and context and is adept at finding best-for-project solutions.
Ian’s real estate practice primarily involves advising on significant commercial real estate leasing and sale transactions. He has particular expertise advising on commercial office assets and has been involved in some of the largest and most complicated commercial office transactions in both Australia and New Zealand.