Ian is a partner in the firm's tax team, specialising in corporate tax.

Ian advises on all areas of corporate, real estate and commercial tax, including:

  • mergers and acquisitions
  • corporate reconstructions
  • financing arrangements
  • investment structures and funds
  • property development and investment
  • VAT, stamp duty and SDLT.

This includes advice to corporate, private and institutional clients on a wide range of UK and international transactions.

Ian is a member of the Law Society's Corporation Tax Sub Committee and Stamp Taxes Working Group. He is also a member of the Stamp Taxes Practitioners Group.

  • Advising institutions, management and investee companies on private equity transactions.
  • Tax structuring advice in relation to debt and equity investments, including in renewables projects.
  • Advising on property development and acquisition transactions, as well as on the disposal of agricultural estates and property portfolios.
  • Tax advice to lenders and borrowers on all types of financing transactions, including debt restructurings.
  • Advising on investments, including on fund mergers and on the establishment of authorised contractual schemes.

What others say...

He is a first-class technical lawyer with great commercial sense.

Chambers UK 2024