Partner, Head of Litigation and Restructuring Department
Ian is head of Harneys' Offshore Litigation and Restructuring Department in Hong Kong and is a leading offshore litigator, senior tactician and thought leader.
Ian specialises in restructuring, insolvency, shareholders' disputes and contentious trusts and is an expert in cross-border and conflict of laws dilemmas. He has been involved in every major recent restructuring involving offshore entities in the region and some of Asia’s highest value contentious estate litigation. A barrister by training, Ian is an experienced advocate and regularly appears on behalf of elite families, usually being retained long-term for strategic offshore litigation advice.
Ian is consistently ranked as top tier in his field by Chambers and Legal 500 and was recognised as one of the world’s leading asset recovery, restructuring & insolvency and private client lawyers by Who’s Who Legal 2016. He is one of only five offshore lawyers ranked as outstanding in both the 2016 and 2017 ALB Offshore Client Choice Lists.