Ike previously volunteered with the Islington CAB gaining experience in advising clients in dispute with mainly social landlords, employment law matters and drafting s193 duty to accommodate appeals. He graduated with an LLB first class honours degree, and was third in year, winning the Lady Olivier prize for the best graduating student in Company Law.
Ike was called to the Bar of England and Wales in November 2016 and also holds a first degree equivalent qualification in Finance. Prior to a career change to law, he was a store manager for various retail giants, including Tesco, Burger King and BP. Prior to joining Birketts, Ike worked for one of the three biggest housing associations in London and the South East as a Legal Disrepair Case Manager, defending against legal disrepair cases.
When time permits, Ike is an armchair football, tennis and boxing fan.