Partner, Intellectual Property and Data
Expertise in a broad range of Intellectual Property, IT and Data matters mainly involving litigation and regulatory investigations.
Ian leads the firm’s Data practice as well as its IT and Outsourcing Litigation team. He is also co-chair of the cross-practice Cybercrime team.
Much of his work has a cross-border element, particularly involving the United States where he is also a jurisdiction partner for BLP looking after relationships with American clients and law firms.
Acted for clients in a number of sectors, in particular in financial services, outsourcing, publishing and hotels.
Recognised as one of the top litigators in the UK in the Lawyer Hot 100 2011.