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."