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About Ian

Ian qualified as a solicitor in September 2014 and joined the Property Dispute Resolution team at Winckworth Sherwood in April 2019. He advises on a wide range of landlord and tenant matters and neighbourly issues, including opposed and unopposed lease renewals, the services of notices, dilapidations and breaches of covenant.

Ian also has experience of advising developers and affected parties in connection with development issues, including rights of light and vacant possession strategies.

Recent Experience

  • Advising a developer on rights of light on a significant high-rise project in Southwark, affecting a large number and range of neighbouring owners, which included undertaking detailed rights of light due diligence and advising on managing extant rights of light risks
  • Acting for property investment clients on a range of commercial property management issues, including lease renewals, rent and other arrears, tenant insolvency, consent applications and the service of break notices
  • Acting for both property investors and higher education institutions in connection with the lawful removal of trespassers
  • Ian was runner up in the Property Litigation Association’s 2019 essay competition, held in memory of Alan Langleben, with his entry concerning damages in rights of light claims

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Property Litigation Association

Career Experience

2019 to present: Associate, Winckworth Sherwood

2015 to 2019: Solicitor, Pinsent Masons

2014 to 2015: Associate, Taylor Wessing

2012 to 2014: Trainee Solicitor, Hogan Lovells

Upcoming Events

Tuesday 10th - Friday 13th March 2020

MIPIM 2020

We are delighted to be attending MIPIM 2020, the leading real estate event for property professionals. Our team will be in Cannes and will be delighted to meet up with you. Meet the team If you are attending MIPIM and …

Palais des Festivals,. Cannes, France


Wednesday 25th - Thursday 26th March 2020

Total Housing 2020

Representatives from all our real estate specialisms will be in Brighton. This includes construction, planning, social housing and development. Please contact us if you are intested in meeting us during the conference. Please contact events@wslaw.co.uk for more information.

Brighton Hilton Metropole, Kings Road . Brighton BN1 2FE


Thursday 27th February 2020

Build To Rent Forum 2020

We are delighted to be involved with the BTR Forum again in 2020. This is an authoritative one-day event that brings together private and public sector leaders and key stakeholders to debate and exchange ideas. This year’s theme is ‘Build …

155 Bishopsgate Conference Centre. London EC2M 3YD


Speakers: Karen Cooksley