Iain specialises in regulatory and public law matters. He acts for individuals and organisations, as well as regulators, across a wide range of sectors. His particular expertise is in legal services regulation. He is General Editor of the leading textbook on legal services regulation, Cordery on Legal Services.
Iainâ€™s experience in relation to legal services regulation dates back to 1994. Since then he has acted in many of the leading cases. His experience covers not only disciplinary proceedings but also business structures, investigations, public law challenges, liability and restructuring. This work often includes dealing with regulators on behalf of clients. Iain also provides policy, governance and litigation advice to legal services regulators in England & Wales and in other jurisdictions.
In other sectors Iain advises regulators as well as those who are the subject of regulatory action.
Iain is ranked as Band 1 in Chambers & Partners Guide to the UK Legal Profession in both the categories of Professional Discipline and Administrative & Public Law. He is also a leading individual in the Legal 500 in the field of Professional Discipline as well as being named in relation to Partnership and Public Law. In 2013 Iain was included in the Lawyer Magazine's Hot 100. He is Chair of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers.