Ian was born and educated in Dunfermline.
Ian obtained a law degree from Dundee University. Having completed his legal training, he returned to Dunfermline where he has practised as a court solicitor for over 30 years.
For the last 15 years he has specialised in criminal defence and has represented clients successfully in both the sheriff and high court, representing clients charged with the most serious crimes.
Ian has a strong local following, bearing testimony to the high-quality representation he provides to his clients.
When not at work Ian is a keen gardener.