Iain advises clients in relation to a broad range of commercial disputes with an emphasis on IT, IP & telecoms, oil & gas, corporate and financial services disputes. He has represented clients in relation to various IT/IP related disputes including trade mark and patent infringement, outsourcing, domain name and IT supplier disputes.

Iain has also acted for banks and financial services institutions in relation to high profile and high value professional negligence, misrepresentation, contractual and pensions disputes and has acted in a wide variety of corporate litigation including warranty claims, unfair prejudice petitions and related shareholder disputes.Iain is a Solicitor Advocate and his practice is primarily in the UK Courts. He is, however, an enthusiastic proponent of alternative dispute resolution, with recent experience of mediation, international arbitration (IT, Oil & Gas, international trade) and expert determination (both financial and technical).

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Clients and colleagues value Iain's friendly, collaborative and approachable manner coupled with his realistic commercial approach to the issues facing them.

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  • Has an LLM in IT & Telecommunications Law.
  • Sits on the disputes committees of the Society for Computers and the Law and iTechlaw and the litigation sub-committee of the Association of Pensions Lawyers.
  • A member of the firm's Strategic Board, which is responsible for ensuring implementation of the firm's strategic plan and is the Board Senior Sponsor for Inclusion and Diversity.
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  • Ranked as a 'Leading Individual' for Intellectual Property in Legal 500 UK 2024.
  • Ranked as 'Leading Individual' in Commercial Litigation in Legal 500 UK 2024.
  • Iain is a Ranked Individual for Information Technology, Banking Litigation and Litigation by Chambers UK 2024.