Advocate Ian Swan > Babbé LLP > St Peter Port, Guernsey > Lawyer Profile

Babbé LLP
PO BOX 69, LA VIEILLE COUR
LA PLAIDERIE
ST PETER PORT
GY1 4BL
Guernsey

Work Department

Dispute resolution.

Position

Partner and head of dispute resolution department. Specialises in commercial litigation, including banking, investments and contentious trusts; insolvency; professional indemnity; asset tracing, freezing and recovery; compliance and regulatory advice.

Career

Ian is an enormously experienced trial and appellate advocate, undertaking a wide range of
commercial litigation, including frequently acting for and against banks and trust companies
and in disputes relating to funds and investments. He also has considerable experience of
insolvency, administration and liquidation.

Memberships

Bar of England and Wales (practising); Royal Court of Guernsey; Chancery Bar Association; ACTAPS; Commercial Bar Association (honorary).

Education

Judd School; Exeter College, University of Oxford (1983 MA Hons); Université de Caen (2005 Certificat d’Etudes Juridiques Normandes et Françaises).

Leisure

Sailing; member, Guernsey Yacht Club.

Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Dispute resolution

(Hall of Fame)

Ian SwanBabbé LLP

Babbé LLP fields a team with a track record of acting on a significant number of the bailiwick’s leading cases. The team has a particularly strong financial litigation offering, with lawyers including Todd McGuffin, Nicholas Robison and Ian Swan representing multinational financial institutions and trust companies in corporate insolvency, contentious trust and regulatory disputes. The practice also leads on complex commercial litigation matters including highly-publicised civil fraud cases, with Anna Guggenheim QC being a go-to name in this field. Law firms from London and further abroad often refer to the practice for multi-jurisdictional cases.