Mr Ian Clarke QC

QC

  • Arbitrator
  • Mediator
  • Public Access

Introduction

Ian took silk in 2016, shortly after his appointment to the Attorney-General’s A Panel of Counsel the previous year. Ian is ranked in both Chambers and the Legal 500 for his expertise in the four core areas of his practice: Commercial and Real Estate/Property litigation, Professional negligence and Private client (wills and trusts).

Specialisms

Commercial chancery, with an emphasis on real property, easements, covenants, overage agreements, fiduciary duties, wills and trusts.

Directory Recommendations

Ian is ranked in both Chambers and the Legal 500 for his expertise in the four core areas of his practice: Commercial and Real Estate/Property litigation, Professional negligence and Private client (wills and trusts).

Rated as “one of the finest advocates; fiendishly clever, with an excellent eye for detail” and for being “calm, affable, tactically astute, and most of all a persuasive advocate”, he is also commended for building a good rapport with clients, with whom “[he] engages well…. and has his own particular style – direct, to the point and with good humour”.

Qualifications, Appointments

Ian took silk in 2016, passed his fellowship exams for the the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 1997 and is a Judge of the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber). Prior to that he was a Deputy-Adjudicator to HM Land Registry (from 2004)

Publications

Ian has written several books (including Wolstenholme & Cherry’s Land Registration Act 2002 (2003)) and has co-edited 2 editions of Cousins on the Law of Mortgages.