Subsequent to National Service Ian undertook his law degrees at Monash University under the provisions of the National Service Rehabilitation Scheme. He has degrees in Bachelor of Juris Prudence and Bachelor of Laws. He was admitted to practice in l980.
Ian practises in self managed superannuation, complex estate planning, wills, trusts and business law exclusively. He provides advice on corporate structures, business risk and succession together with all matters relating to self-managed superannuation. Ian currently consults to a number of Accounting, Risk Management and Financial Planning firms. He has also given numerous presentations to members of the Society of the CPA, Quadrant Securities, SPAA, Law Australasia, Ozplan, Rotary Groups and several Accounting and Financial Planning firms for PD Purposes. He is available to present at seminars or information sessions upon request on a complimentary basis. Ian is a member of the Commercial and Wills & Estate Planning Divisions of the Law Institute of Victoria, an accredited specialist member of Superannuation Professionals of Australia Association and is one of the first lawyers in Australia to complete a course to become an accredited Self Managed superannuation specialist under the provisions of the Financial Services Reform Act.
Born in Melbourne but raised in Gippsland, Ian has three adult daughters. He is a keen golfer and fisherman and a passionate St Kilda supporter.