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Individual Profile

Ian Ryan

Howard Kennedy LLP - London

Ian Ryan - Howard Kennedy LLP
  • No. 1 London Bridge
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • SE1 9BG

Profile submitted by Ian Ryan

Practice Areas

Ian is an investigations and trial lawyer with over 20 years' experience of serious financial crime and regulatory work. He also maintains a niche criminal practice acting for high net worth individuals, politicians, celebrities and sports people. He has represented corporate and individual clients in investigations by the SFO, the FCA, the CMA, HMRC, the CPS and the NCA. Ian is retained by a number of accountants, stockbrokers and solicitors firms to advise on money laundering issues, SARs, production orders and compliance generally. He is also an expert on solicitors disciplinary investigations, representing individuals, solicitors and solicitors' firms, and has advised and represented over 100 solicitors in criminal and regulatory investigations.

Professional Memberships

Financial Lawyers Association; the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers; the Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association; the International Bar Association.


Trained at Russell-Cooke; qualified in 1987; joined legacy firm Finers Stephens Innocent (which merged with Howard Kennedy on 1 February 2013) as Head of Business Crime in July 2008.