About Ian

Me2Ian is a successful in-house lawyer, having worked globally with organisations in different sectors and of various sizes for over 20 years including household names such as BP and BT. As Ian has worked in the in-house environment and private practice, he understands the tensions and drivers that exist in and between both.

Working with lawyers and procurement specialists, he is experienced in concluding innovative arrangements for legal supplier panels. This achieves deeper, more collaborative working relationships than you have previously had.

Dealing with people at all levels in organisations, Ian has managed teams of 2 to 50 lawyers. His experience includes international work, public service projects and some ground breaking legal transactions. His expertise covers both the hard side of procurement and the softer skills of relationship management.

ukprod9781405755504IHLHIan has written extensively. He is the author of the widely read “Butterworths In-House Lawyers Handbook” and a contributor to “Butterworths Guide to the Legal Services Act 2007”.

Because Ian is passionate about the wellbeing of lawyers in the workplace, he has pledged to support the “Time to Change” campaign to end mental health discrimination at work.