Ian Newcombe > Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
SO15 1GA

Work Department

Commercial disputes.


lan is a partner who advises in a broad range of high value and complex commercial disputes including those in connection with procurement, joint venture agreements, share purchase, IT and media disputes. He specialises in working for national retailers and energy companies, particularly in the downstream arena. Ian has a reputation for delivering results within commercial timescales and has become the dispute resolution lawyer of choice for a number of national retailers and one of the big six energy providers.


Qualified 1994 legal executive; joined Bond Pearce 1997; qualified as a solicitor in 2002; partner, Bond Pearce 2012; partner, Bond Dickinson on merger 2013; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination 2017.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Hampshire

(Leading individuals)

Ian NewcombeWomble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP acts for a wide range of high-profile clients across the region and beyond, and provides the full spectrum of commercial litigation and dispute resolution advice, with specialisms in the retail and energy sectors and growing expertise in technology and data protection matters. Team head Tom Beezer handles complex and high-value matters, and is especially experienced in the energy sector and upstream project cycle work. Ian Newcombe is also highly regarded for his work with energy clients, with a growing interest in matters relating to climate change. Gavin Matthews leads on litigation relating to the retail sector, and Andrew Parsons has a notable focus on technology mandates. Associate Amy Prime advises on a range of work, and is developing a niche practice concerning electronic disclosure and discovery. All named lawyers are based in Southampton.