Ian is part of the Defended Team based in Solent and is an Associate Equivalent. Ian has experience of dealing with defended Small Claims, Fast Track and Multi Track cases up to trial as well as Application hearings. He also manages a variety of matters involving insolvency, bankruptcy, asset recovery, and enforcement of County Court Judgments.

Ian has a wide variety of litigation experience, dealing with a broad range of clients from the building, media, recruitment and financial sectors.

His recent work experience includes:-

  • successfully obtaining a County Court Judgment at trial against a large karaoke bar and restaurant who had failed to obtain a copyright music licence. Full costs were also awarded;
  • recovering over £150K for a Recruitment Consultancy client after commencing winding up proceedings;
  • settling a large dispute by way of a Part 36 offer and recovering full costs for the client.

Ian has worked within the money management, credit control and debt recovery sector for seven years prior to commencing employment with Shoosmiths in 2001.



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