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Ian Rowson

Partner | London

“Ian has extensive experience and takes a proactive approach to addressing matters. He is very responsive and has a forward-looking approach.”
Chambers & Partners, 2023

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About Ian

Ian is an experienced and trusted senior lawyer who has in-depth knowledge of development and regeneration projects, both from a private and public sector perspective. He heads the Real Estate team at our London office.

Over many years he has advised a wide range of developer and public sector bodies in relation to major development and regeneration projects, and recently has handled many major purchases for public sector bodies.

For 10 years, he ran a specialist team that acted for West Register, the RBS Distressed Property arm and during that period the team acquired in excess of 500 sites and properties, all of which have been disposed of over the last 2 years.

Ian is listed as a Recommended Lawyer in the Legal 500 (2022 edition) and is ranked as a Leading Individual in Chambers & Partners (2024 edition).


Notable work & expertise


  • RD

    "Ian has led a Team that serves West Register for many years. He is committed to the provision of high quality client service and is sensitive to t...

    Robin Dixon

    West Register Group

  • SY

    "I really appreciate the excellent work Freeths’ have done for us on this and other matters. It is great to have total confidence that matters will...

    Simon Young

    Epsom & Ewell Borough Council

  • "Ian Rowson is responsive, experienced, considered and excellent at managing relationships and challenging situations."

    The Legal 500, 2022

  • "Ian is responsive, experienced and excellent at managing relationships and challenging situations."

    Chambers & Partners, 2022

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