Ian Mann is our Asia managing partner and a member of our Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring Group in Hong Kong.
Ian specialises in restructuring, insolvency, shareholder disputes and contentious trusts. He is an experienced advocate and continues to appear in Court regularly. He advises elite families and is usually retained on a long-term basis for strategic global offshore litigation advice.
Ian lectures to judicial, professional and academic bodies and is regularly asked to provide expert opinions on offshore law to various tribunals. He is the author of both of the leading offshore textbooks on British Virgin Islands Commercial Law and Bermuda Commercial Law and is a contributor to The Offshore Litigation Blog. Ian is also a Fellow of INSOL International as well as a qualified Trusts and Estates Practitioner.
- INSOL International
- International Insolvency Institute
- Harneys Listco Dispute Unit
Ian is recognised as an expert in asset recovery.Who's Who Legal, 2020
Ian is ranked a "leading individual" and is noted as a “standout lawyer”.Legal 500, 2020
Ian is recognised in the Citywealth Top 100 Trust Litigators List.Citywealth , 2020
Ian is one of ten offshore lawyers recognised for client service in Asia in the ALB’s Offshore Client Choice List.Asian Legal Business, 2018, 2019 and 2020
Ian is recognised in the Lawdragon 500 Leading Global Restructuring & Insolvency Lawyers list.Lawdragon, 2020
Ian is recognised as a leading Estates, Probate & Succession Litigation lawyer in Hong Kong.Doyles, 2020
Ian is consistently ranked as a Tier 1 lawyer in Asia where he is described as being a "very well known and well trusted" practitioner in the market. "He is a very active lawyer who quickly gets across the issues, facts and laws in a case."Chambers and Partners, 2019
Ian is recognised as a "name to know".Global Restructuring Review, 2019
Ian is recognised as a "Private Client Global Elite".Legal Week, 2019
Ian has been ranked as a restructuring and GIR "thought leader", he is also recognised as an expert in asset recovery, private client, and restructuring & insolvency.Who's Who Legal, 2019
- England and Wales (not practising)
- British Virgin Islands
- New York (not practising)
- Inns of Court School of Law
- Churchill College University of Cambridge (LLM)
- University of Southampton (LLB)