I am a partner in the corporate team with extensive non-contentious insolvency experience in the UK and USA, as well as an experienced commercial lawyer.
I have particular experience in data protection, IPR and IT, charity law and complex outsourcing.
I also specialise in corporate insolvency (with a focus on advising insolvency practitioners and creditors), factoring, invoice discounting and asset-based lending, and hold the R3 Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency.
Areas of expertise:
- Commercial contracts – drafting, reviewing, advising and disputes
- Data protection
- Registration, licensing, assignment and exploitation of intellectual property
- Factoring and invoice finance
- Insolvency and restructuring – non-contentious advisory and appointments, advising office holders, creditors, directors and purchasers from insolvent entities and office holders, insolvency applications.
- Charities and trustees – compliance, operational matters and commercial contracts
Qualifications and memberships
- Qualified in April 2008
Advising a reseller and installer of commercial heating and power solutions in a complex dispute with an Italian manufacturer arising from dangerous defects in a unitised CHP product and resulting cross-border litigation.
Acted for office holders in the administration of a higher education institution, helping to achieve the successful transfer of the business to new ownership and ensuring continuity of education for enrolled students.
Regularly advises a leading international airline on contentious and non-contentious contract matters relating to its UK operations
Acting for a fintech client in a complex outsourcing transaction with a leading national bank, involving advice on complex ancillary issues related to data protection, licensing and exclusivity
Engaged by a major national charity to draft successful representations to the ICO on a proposed monetary penalty in connection with its fundraising
Ian and Victoria have provided us with excellent advice and support. Their knowledge of GDPR and work on our contracts, licensing and trademarks have been invaluable and helped the Charity to develop its commercially focused activities.
Head of Commercial Development
The team produced superb service and support in a hefty application. The advice provided was always timely, considered and commercial. Full marks for persistent diligence and remaining supportively cheerful throughout!
Harrsions Business Recovery
We’re delighted with the service we get from them. We’re particularly impressed with the range of expertise available, their commitment to finding the best solutions for us and their ability to provide clear practical advice on the options available. Their commercial and dispute resolution teams provide an outstanding service.
Chief Legal Officer