Ian arrives at Pearce Webster Dugdales with significant experience and expertise. He frequently assists clients who require clear, frank advice and sensible solutions to their legal problems.
Ian has a broad commercial practice and is a direct, engaging communicator and a skilled negotiator. He is a persuasive advocate both inside and outside of the Court room.
Ian also enjoys the confidence of those going through separation and divorce, where he brings a sensitive, strong and practical approach to complex and often emotional family law matters.
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (Monash University)
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP) (The College of Law)
Areas of Expertise
Advising commercial clients including the sale and purchase of businesses, negotiations concerning commercial leases and complex contractual matters.
Commercial litigation and dispute resolution including conflicts between Landlords and Tenants, domestic building disputes, general contractual disputes, defamation advice and debt recovery.
Preparing Wills and Powers of Attorney, Probate Applications, Estate Administration and initiating or defending litigation against Executors of deceased Estates.
Family Law advice including property division and parenting matters for married, de facto and same sex couples.
Law Institute of Victoria
Law Council of Victoria – Family Law Section
Melbourne Cricket Club
Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club