Ian’s practice focuses on competition law and foreign investment review matters. He provides advice to clients on all aspects of Canadian competition law in connection with complex mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances under the Competition Act. In his foreign investment review practice, Ian advises clients on net benefit, cultural sector investment and national security reviews under the Investment Canada Act. He has represented numerous foreign investors, including state-owned enterprises, as well as domestic targets in acquisition transactions.
Ian is a fantastic lawyer. His deep understanding of competition law enables him to guide and advise clients in a clear and efficient manner.’
—Chambers Canada, 2023
Recognition and Awards
Chambers Canada—Associate to Watch in competition/anti-trust law
Best Lawyers in Canada—One to watch in competition/anti-trust law
Ian is an active member of the Canadian Bar Association, currently serving as a Vice-Chair of the Mergers Committee of the Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review Section. He is also a member of the American Bar Association.
Ian is a member of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers.