Ian formerly headed the pensions group at HSF before retiring as a partner, and continues to support the group as a consultant. He specialises in all aspects of pensions law and brings more than 40 years' experience when advising clients. Ian is one of four pension lawyers in the country ranked as a Senior Statesmen by Chambers UK 2020.
Ian continues to be involved in advising clients on a wide variety of complex issues affecting their pension schemes, including funding and valuation issues and disputes. He is a particular expert on issues of pension scheme governance and has contributed to a book on this subject.
He plays an active role in a number of pensions industry organisations. He is a member of the Council of the Society of Pensions Consultants and of the executive committee of the Pensions Research Accountants Group. He is also a trustee of a Master Trust.