With over 35 years’ experience, Ian’s proven skills are invaluable to his clients. They cover property law and general commercial and company law, including trade practices, employment law and laws relevant to charitable institutions.
Ian is managing partner of our North Ryde practice, co-manages its commercial and property practice, and is national practice leader of our wills and estates group.
Using his intimate knowledge of the property industry, Ian creates outcome-focused results for his clients. His competencies range from advice on mortgages and commercial leasing, to providing commercial and legal advice to small to medium sized businesses, several of which he is a director.
Ian’s involvement with churches is extensive, advising on their commercial operations, structures and constitutions.
With knowledge extending to employment law and the health sector, Ian acts regularly on the purchase and sale of companies and associated assets in human resources businesses, the education sector, real estate businesses, as well as aged care services and retirement villages.
His community mindedness sees Ian help charities with commercial trust and general advice, along with wills and probate administration. Ian conducts Supreme Court proceedings to uphold and challenge wills and ensure charitable bequests are received.