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Lewis Nedas Law Limited

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Ian is a Partner at Lewis Nedas Law and head of its Commercial & Litigation Dept, having previously been a Partner at two top-200 law firms. He qualified in 1988 and has over 25 years’ experience dealing with all aspects of Business and Commercial Law, Civil Litigation, Employment, Insolvency and Restructuring, Regulatory Law and Professional Disciplinary; in particular defending those who face SRA disciplinary investigations and proceedings. 

He is well known for his Litigation Expertise including heavyweight contractual and commercial disputes, frauds, partnership disputes, professional negligence claims, debt collection claims and property issues and he has acted for many national and international companies and financial institutions.  He is well used to obtaining urgent injunctions, especially freezing orders (both in the UK and in other jurisdictions) and he is an authorised supervising solicitor for search and seizure orders. Additionally, he has also lectured extensively to fellow lawyers, surveyors and other organisations on the subjects of Business Lease Renewals, Dilapidations and Remedies for Tenant Default.  He is also a member of the Property Litigation Association.

Ian has an increasing Regulatory practice and is a member of The Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers.

His Commercial expertise includes acting for Companies in relation to obtaining new funding, the issue of new shares and shareholder agreements, business sales and purchases, joint venture and option agreements, as well as drafting Employment documentation and advising on Employment procedures and disputes.


Trained Philippsohns; Church Adams Tatham (now Thomas Eggar); Booth & Co (now Addleshaw Goddard); Fox Hayes; Lupton Fawcett; BCP International Law Firm; Lewis Nedas Law Limited.

His published decisions include: E Williams, S Williams, P Carter and D Maxwell. Law Soc Gazette 27.9.12 ARP non payment. Small fines exceptional circumstances, Harris and Co. Law Soc Gazette 4.1.13 Intervention and Ramasamy. Law Soc Gazette 11.3.16 Challenge to Intervention.


Law Society of England & Wales; The Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers; The Property Litigation Association.


Ian was born in Hull, as is his wife, and they have 2 girls who are both at University. He is an avid sports fan and still plays football and spends a lot of time (with his wife) following Hull City home and away (including Wembley!).