He has extensive experience in handling Financial Lines and General Liability claims (coverage, monitoring and defence) on behalf of insurers including FI, PI, D&O and BBB matters. Another significant area of focus for Ian is the political and credit risk sector for which he regularly advises insurers on coverage and recoveries issues involving all types of policies.
Ian also advises in connection with property damage/BI matters and generally on reinsurance issues and disputes.
Ian's cases have involved him managing and conducting significant litigation and claims events on behalf of [re]insurers in a variety of jurisdictions around the world. He also regularly undertakes wordings work and product development.
Ian is acknowledged as a leading insurance practitioner by Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 and is ranked in band 1 for insurance in Singapore. Ian is hailed by one client as "an exceptional lawyer and my preference of lawyer to deal with in Asia," as well as being "persuasive, charming and technically strong – he’s the lawyer you want in a complex coverage dispute".
Ian is also recognised as a leading practitioner in the Insurance & Reinsurance section of Euro Money's Expert Guides and was the winner of Client Choice Awards 2016's Insurance category for Singapore.