Ian McConkey - DAC Beachcroft

Ian McConkey



Ian qualified in 1992 and became a partner at the firms in 1999. He moved to Manchester from London in 2001.

He is experienced in handling professional indemnity claims on behalf of a wide range of professionals. He also has experience of insurance claims including product liability, personal injury, property damage and policy wording.

In addition, Ian is a Solicitor Advocate (Higher Courts Civil) and also has considerable mediation experience.

Recent experience includes:

  • Alleged discrimination claims against educational establishments;
  • Director's and officer's liabilities, including claims against clubs and societies;
  • Construction claims including Health and Safety prosecutions and claims against construction professionals;
  • Claims against surveyors and estate agents;
  • Claims against accountants;
  • A substantial number of claims against solicitors in all aspects of legal work;
  • Claims against PR and media consultants.


Ian McConkey is recognised by Legal 500 2015 as a leading individual and described as a "star lawyer."

Chambers and Partners 2016 say he is "very sensible and measured."




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