Ian specialises in complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes, with particular experience in relation to product liability and other technical and commercial litigation. Ian also has experience of providing consumer law, product safety and other regulatory advice to clients, including those in the consumer products, technology and pharmaceutical/healthcare sectors.
Since joining Freshfields in 2009, Ian has spent time on secondment to a major client in the energy sector and to our Berlin and New York offices.
Advising a major international energy company in the successful defence of High Court group litigation proceedings alleging environmental damage resulting from a large infrastructural project in South America.
Advising a large, FTSE 100 healthcare client in relation to ongoing multi-jurisdictional product liability proceedings in respect of a range of medical devices.
Advising a banking client with regard to a series of regulatory investigations across several jurisdictions.
Advising a food industry client in relation to regulatory compliance matters in respect of newly acquired manufacturing sites.
Advising various clients in relation to product safety, consumer rights and other regulatory obligations and compliance.