Ian specialises in corporate finance work advising a wide range of public and private companies in connection with a broad spectrum of corporate work including M&A, private equity, shareholder and joint venture agreements and corporate reorganisations.
Ian is a fluent French speaker and before joining firm he spent a number of years working for the Paris office of a leading international firm. As a result of this experience he acts for a number of French companies In connection with their investments in the UK.
Ian also regularly advises clients on corporate governance and other risk and compliance related matters and regularly presents seminars on these subjects.
He is recognised as a leader in his field of corporate finance by Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2014 which notes that:
"He's very good to deal with; he always gets to the salient points quickly and manages to see the wood from the trees. He's someone you want to have on your side."