Ian is a specialist in public, human rights and regulatory law.

Ian’s practice encompasses a variety of areas but is primarily focused on safeguarding adults, mental capacity, medical treatment, sport and criminal justice issues.

Ian’s practice crosses borders, he does not only work in England and Wales but often advises as to issues involving Scotland, Ireland, British Overseas Territories and countries within the European Union. Ian is frequently instructed by charities, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and companies with an international reach, especially in respect of safeguarding matters.

Alongside Ian’s advisory and advocacy practice, he acts as a trainer, investigator and adjudicator. Ian sits as HM Assistant Coroner for Kent, is a chair and member of the Football Association’s Safeguarding Review Panel and is Legally Qualified Chair and Hearing Body Panel Member for British Equestrian.