Ian has experience of advising companies and individuals in respect of a range of corporate transactions. He also has experience of helping clients raise money in the mining and natural resources space. Whilst at Gateley, Ian has spent time on secondment with one of the country’s largest private healthcare providers.


  1. Advising HR technology company ELMO, on its acquisition of UK-based HR platform, Breathe, a market-leading self-service HR platform for small businesses. 
  2. Advising the shareholders of a medical devices company on its sale to an Irish buyer.
  3. Advising the shareholders of a company providing audio visual services to financial services firms and law firms on its sale to a competitor in the same sector.
  4. Advising the shareholders of a garden centre and visitor attraction on a trade sale.
  5. Advising a company with patented technology on the terms of an investment by a high-profile private equity fund.