Ian specialises in litigation and dispute resolution. He has extensive experience advising on and assisting in the resolution of complex disputes across a broad range of areas including financial services, insurance, insolvency, and resources. Ian is experienced in using alternative dispute resolution to bring disputes to an early and cost effective end.
When at Ashurst, Ian was one of the three partner team who managed the representation of the liquidators in the landmark Bell Group litigation in Perth. The liquidators were successful in obtaining Australia's largest ever civil judgment at first instance which was upheld on appeal. An application for special leave to appeal to the High Court is pending.
Ian has master degrees in Law from Sydney University and Organisational Psychology from the Macquarie University.