Ian Becke

Partner Auckland

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Ian has acted for private and public clients, including all levels of government in both New Zealand and Australia, on a variety of major projects and real estate transactions since 2007. He previously worked in Sydney as part of the infrastructure team at international law firm, Ashurst.

Ian advises on construction contracts, infrastructure projects (including PPPs) and property development projects across a wide range of industry sectors, including rail, transport, defence, ports (including inland ports), education, electricity, mining, manufacturing and social housing. Having acted for various project participants Ian thoroughly understands competing perspectives and context and is adept at finding best-for-project solutions.

Work highlights


AMETI Eastern Busway Alliance
Advising Auckland Transport on the on the procurement of the alliance, including preparation and negotiation of the IPAA and PAA, for the delivery of the AMETI Eastern Busway Programme. This comprises EB2, EB3 and potentially EB4, with an expected aggregate capital value of approximately $600m, which will see it overtake DIDP as the largest value capital works procurement undertaken by AT.

New Zealand Infrastructure Commission – Te Waihanga
Advising Infracom on key construction industry issues, including risk allocation, best practice conditions of contract, valuation of variations, the role of the engineer to the contract and novation of design