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About Ian

Ian is a banking and finance lawyer with specialist experience in the shipping, superyacht, offshore and aviation sectors. Ian advises banks and other financial institutions, funds, Islamic investors, insurance companies and owners on a variety of matters including new financings, sale and purchase, leasing, restructurings, work outs and enforcements.

Ian spent a year seconded to the restructuring team of an international bank, and prior to joining HFW gained experience working in Hong Kong at another international law firm.

Ian contributed the UK chapter of Getting the Deal Through Ship Finance 2023, which contains international insights into all areas of finance and vessel ownership affecting the international shipping industry. It is available to download by clicking here.

Ian is a member of the executive committee of Superyacht UK (part of the British Marine Federation), the membership association of the UK superyacht industry, representing the interests of the industry in the UK and internationally.

Ian is qualified in England and Wales.