Year Of Call: 1995
Ivor’s practice covers commercial, professional liability and insurance disputes, with a particular focus on construction professionals and lawyers. He is heavily involved in cases of impostor fraud and appeared successfully in the recent Court of Appeal case of P&P Property Ltd and Dreamvar (UK) Ltd. Ivor’s insurance work involves policy wording and coverage issues of notification, non-disclosure, aggregation and Third Parties’ rights.
Ivor is a TECBAR-accredited Construction Adjudicator. He was involved in development of the Professional Negligence Adjudication Scheme and serves on the working group reviewing the working of the Scheme. Over the last 3 years he has been the most frequently-appointed Adjudicator under the Scheme.
Recommended as a Leading Junior in the Directories: Chambers & Partners Band 3, Legal 500 Tier 3. Comments have included:
“His straight talking down-to-earth commercial approach means that he doesn’t waste time and he gets straight to the point."
"He is very down-to-earth, approachable, unstuffy and sensible. He can really get on the client's wavelength."
"Very impressive. He can unravel complex problems and explain things in a way that is very clear and easy to understand."
"Bright, commercial and technically able."
“He provides strong analysis, very fast response times and excellent written work and advocacy.”
"He's very client-friendly and easy to work with. He is good on his feet, confident and would never annoy judges."
"In court he is such a gentleman, but he is also ruthless in a gentle way."