Ian Crowe

Trainee Solicitor


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Ian joined Birketts in September 2020 as a Trainee Solicitor.

Ian is in his third seat in our Public Sector Team. He is currently based in our Chelmsford office. Ian assists the team with freedom of information requests, data protection issues, subsidy control and public procurement as well as drafting public sector contracts for local authority clients.

In his second seat, Ian joined our Property Litigation Team. Throughout this seat, Ian assisted in a broad range of disputes between commercial landlords and tenants, attended to residential and commercial possession cases and supported the team in a wide range of freehold land issues.

Ian spent his first seat in Commercial Property assisting in a range of services for housebuilders, developers and investors, including commercial property acquisitions and disposals, secured lending, leases and assisting with associated documentation.

Prior to joining Birketts, Ian gained extensive experience over a number of years working within leading dispute resolution departments in London. Ian’s previous experience includes providing support on a wide range of commercial disputes, such as general commercial litigation, fraudulent banking and finance disputes and international arbitration under the LCIA and ICC institutions.

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Outside of work, Ian enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. Ian is keen to travel to new destinations and also enjoys photography, which he combines with his travelling as much as possible. A keen cyclist and football fan, Ian appreciates long cycle rides around Essex and supports West Ham.

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