Phone +64 9 367 8302
Email [email protected]
+64 9 367 8302
Ian is a partner in the Corporate Advisory Group. He focuses on securities law, mergers and acquisitions, including takeovers, commercial contracting and general corporate advisory work.
Ian has advised clients on significant and complex transactions in New Zealand and in the United States, during more than three years working in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Most recently, Ian advised on the transactions awarded New Zealand Deal of the Year, M&A Deal of the Year, Capital Markets Deal of the Year, and Consumer, Media and Tech Deal of the Year at the 2017 New Zealand Law Awards.
Ian’s clients have ranged across major corporates, investment banks and private equity. His recent experience includes advising:
LLB (Hons First Class), BCom, University of Otago.
Ian was admitted to practise in New Zealand in 2008 and New York in 2014.
Ian is listed as a Leading Lawyer in Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A and Private Equity by Asialaw Profiles 2018 and described as an "outstanding - personable and knowledgeable" lawyer in the 2019 IFLR1000 client feedback.
Mergers and Acquisitions
International Trade and Investment
Private Equity and Venture Capital
Technology and Telecommunications
Partner, Corporate Advisory