Ian is a Partner in our Halifax office. His practice specializes in dispute resolution, with a particular interest in insurance, estate, property, and technology litigation. He has represented insurers on a variety of issues, including life and disability, casualty, property, fire loss and commercial liability claims. In addition, he has acted as lead counsel in construction and commercial disputes, and in defending regulatory offences.
Ian has frequently appeared as lead counsel before the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. He regularly lectures and writes on issues relating to dispute resolution, insurance law, and trial advocacy. He is the past chair of the CBANS Municipal Law Section and a former director of the Parkinson Society Canada regional advisory board. He also lectures on Civil Trial Practice at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. Ian was recently listed on Benchmark Canada’s 2017 and 2018 “40 & Under Hotlist,” which recognizes the most promising emerging talent in the litigation community. He was also named a Lexpert Rising Star (2017) celebrating Canada’s leading lawyers under 40.
LL.B., University of New Brunswick (2006)
B.Sc. (Hons.), Acadia University (2003)