Year of Call: 2001
Ian joined chambers in December 2018 having developed a busy practice specialising in Personal Injury, regulatory/discipline, police law and sports law. He is experienced in all courts and tribunals including those with appellant jurisdiction. He has conducted many jury trials as well as those sitting with judge only. He also appears in Coroner’s Inquests.
Ian appears predominately for defendants of large national organisations and insurance backed clients. He has represented both local authorities and other public bodies including emergency service bodies in cases involving a broad range of areas including employers and public/occupiers liability including cases involving technical evidence, health and safety law, food pathogens, highways liability, fraud, fundamental dishonesty and complex surveillance evidence.
Ian has represented both claimant and defendant in cases involving alleged professional negligence particularly in the areas of cosmetic surgery and the area of permanent/temporary beauty products involving beauticians, tattooists and professionals involved in the cosmetic/beauty industry.
Ian has appeared before various tribunals including Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Dental Council, OFCOM, Police Misconduct hearings and a variety of national sporting bodies disciplinary panels. Ian has also undertaken hearings involving UK Anti-Doping & WADA rules.
Police and Inquest Law
Ian acts for a variety of Police Services including the Metropolitan Police and City of London. Ian represented the City of London Police during the ‘Occupy London’ demonstrations outside St Paul’s Cathedral as to their civil liability regarding public order during both the demonstration and clearance/arrests stages.
Ian is authorised to accept instructions and conduct litigation under the Public Direct Access scheme and litigation qualified.