Ian is a trial advocate who predominantly, but not exclusively , appears for the defence. He demonstrates particular expertise in terrorism, serious crime, fraud and corruption cases with political and Human Rights dimensions.
In addition to his defence work, Ian maintains a specialist advisory practice.
Ian has defended and/or advised a wide range of clients from police officers, politicians to city professionals, and from soldiers to sportsmen.
As well as accepting instructions directly from solicitors, Ian is a Direct Access barrister, able to accept instructions directly from members of the public, professionals, companies etc.
Ian advises upon institutional, infrastructure and corporate security issues:
In the energy sector:
Cases in other areas include:
Ian also provides trademark advice. He was a legal advisor to Islam Channel TV, assisting in 2010 with a program in Bosnia on the 15th anniversary of the Srebrenica Massacre.
Ian has a history of appearing for clients in criminal liability cases that contain a public law element.
These include the following:
Criminal Bar Association
Administrative Law Bar Association
Chatham House, Royal Institute of International Affairs
South Eastern Circuit