Contact details+61 2 8020 7623
Practice groupReal Estate & Projects
Ian has extensive experience in a broad range of construction, engineering and infrastructure transactions, ranging from major projects to building construction and engineering, as well as dispute resolution. His clients span both the public and private sectors, including Allaf Property, ALSTOM Transport Australia, Department of Defence, Ernst & Young, Event Hospitality and Entertainment, Kapau Holdings, MAB Corporation, Mission Australia, Pro-invest Group, Qube Holdings, Stockland, Tactical Project Management and Toll Holdings.
Ian's areas of expertise include:
- project structuring;
- project negotiation;
- project documentation;
- strategies for successful project implementation;
- the provision of advice in relation to project administration;
- the resolution of project disputes;
- green building issues, including Green Star and NABERS; and
- climate change issues, including NGERS and the "Securing a Clean Energy Future" legislation.
Ian has 22 years of legal experience in national Australian law firms. In addition, he was a Senior Legal Counsel for four years at Stockland prior to joining Lander & Rogers. He was responsible for the legal aspects of all construction and construction-related projects undertaken by the Commercial Property, Residential and Retirement Living businesses in Australia. During his time in that role, Ian developed a sound understanding of the key commercial aspects of those projects.
Ian has been admitted as a Barrister, Solicitor and Proctor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia; a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of Victoria; and a Legal Practitioner of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
He has been recognised by his peers for Construction/Infrastructure Law and Real Property Law in the 2017-2018 editions of Best Lawyers in Australia.
Ian was admitted to practice in 1991 and joined Lander & Rogers in 2010.
B Juris, LLB, BA – University of Western Australia
Member of the Society of Construction Lawyers Australia.
Member of the AMPLA.
Associate Member of the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association.
Member of the Building Dispute Practitioners Society.
Member of the International Association for Contract and Commercial Management.
Member of the Law Society of New South Wales.
Member of the Law Institute of Victoria.