Ian is a Partner in the Real Estate department. His experience and expertise is in the purchase, sale, development and letting of large and complex freehold and leasehold, commercial and mixed-use property.
He has developed a particular following amongst the more entrepreneurial and innovative property companies and funds. His clients include AEW, Brookfield, Goldman Sachs, Helical plc, Topland Group and UBS Global Asset Management (UK). Ian is an expert in managing complex financial structuring in property deals.
Ian is ranked as a Leader in his Field in Chambers & Partners 2021. According to Chambers, clients say that Ian is "very good in terms of his knowledge and experience: if there's ever a sticky issue that needs dealing with, he is always the person I pick up the phone to, as he will be able to explain it in a very straightforward way and offer solutions. He's entrepreneurial, commercial and he helps us get to our goals." Previous rankings describe Ian as a "phenomenal all-rounder" and an "exceptional lawyer who is very experienced and very efficient technically".
Legal 500 says that Ian "has handled a litany of high-value portfolio and single-asset investment transactions in London and the UK regions" and "commands respect from the other side".
Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Solicitor, Brecher & Co
Qualified, Brecher & Co
City of London (LLB)