Ian is a Partner with Hazlewoods LLP, a top 25 firm of accountants with a dedicated team of 35 individuals who specialise in dealing with law firms. Ian advises law firms on the SRA Accounts Rules, financial and regulatory compliance, restructuring, internal management reporting, financial forecasting and taxation matters.
Ian has spent 15 years as a Reporting Accountant and has considerable experience in advising a diverse pool of law firms on all aspects of financial reporting and accounting matters, including statutory accounts and audit issues.
Ian lectures nationally on matters of financial management and compliance, and speaks at training courses and seminars for various organisations, including the ILFM.
Ian is also Vice Chair of the ICAEW Solicitors Advisory Group.
Ian became ILFM Chair from September 2019.