Advocate Ian Swan > Babbé LLP > St Peter Port, Guernsey > Lawyer Profile
Babbé LLP Offices
PO BOX 69, LA VIEILLE COUR
ST PETER PORT
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Advocate Ian Swan
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.
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.
Bar of England and Wales (practising); Royal Court of Guernsey; Chancery Bar Association; ACTAPS; Commercial Bar Association (honorary).
Judd School; Exeter College, University of Oxford (1983 MA Hons); Université de Caen (2005 Certificat d’Etudes Juridiques Normandes et Françaises).
Sailing; member, Guernsey Yacht Club.
Lawyer Rankings(Hall of Fame)
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.