Ian has extensive experience in handing Financial Lines and General Liability claims (coverage, monitoring and defence) on behalf of insurers including FI, PI, D&O, W&I, fidelity, environmental and cyber 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, including short-term multi buyer, whole turnover, structured credit and single risk policies.
Ian also advises generally on reinsurance issues and disputes.
Ian's cases have involved him managing and conducting significant litigation / arbitration 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 a commercially minded lawyer who has benefited from a twelve month secondment to the London market claims team of a major insurer underwriting off both company and Lloyd's syndicate platforms. He is both UK and Australian qualified.
Ian is acknowledged as a leading insurance practitioner by Chambers Asia Pacific 2020 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".