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Ian Coupland


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Ian is a Director at Lewis Nedas Law, having previously been a Partner at two top-200 law firms.


He has over 30 years’ experience in dealing with all aspects of business and commercial law, employment, insolvency, litigation and regulatory law. He qualified in 1988.

Ian is well known for his litigation expertise, including heavyweight contractual and commercial disputes, frauds, partnership disputes, professional negligence claims, and property issues. He is a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers’ Association.

Ian 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 authorised to be a supervising solicitor for search and seizure orders. He issued the first action in the North East Mercantile Court relating to a multi-jurisdictional delivery of goods dispute.

Ian has lectured extensively on the subjects of business lease renewals, dilapidations, and remedies for tenant default, to fellow lawyers and surveyors on behalf of various organisations. He is a member of the Property Litigation Association.

Ian has an increasing regulatory practise. He is a member of the Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers. Published decisions include:

  • E Williams, S Williams, P Carter and D Maxwell. Law Soc Gazette 27.9.12. SDT.ARP non payment.
  • Harris and Co. Law Soc Gazette 4.1.13. SDT. Intervention.
  • Ramasamy Law Soc Gazette 11.3.16 High Court. Challenge to Intervention
  • Davies, Taman and Fraser-Macnamara Law Soc Gazette 22.12.16 SDT. Escrow account.
  • In addition, Ian set up and was in charge of the Debt Collection Teams at his previous firms.





Ian was born in Hull, as was his wife. He is an avid sports fan, still plays football, and he and his wife spend a lot of time following Hull City home and away (including Wembley!)


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