Ian Wright

"His intuition on strategic and evidential issues is unnervingly accurate."

The Legal 500


Ian is a specialist Employment, Regulatory and Business Immigration practitioner with more than twenty years of experience of practice at the Bar. He acts for both Claimants and Respondents in all types of employment work.  His employment work has a particular focus on unfair dismissal and discrimination claims. He is recognised by many duty holders and public sector bodies, including the Health & Safety Executive, as having particular expertise and experience in advising and representing parties to appeals against Prohibition and Improvement Notices. This work takes him to all regions of Great Britain.

Over the past few years Ian has developed his business immigration work by delivering seminars concentrating in particular on the Points Based System of entry routes, Routes outside the PBS and the Right to work and prevention of illegal working.

In 2016 he was listed in the Legal 500 for his health and safety work with the observation that ‘His intuition on strategic and evidential issues is unnervingly accurate.’

In 2012 he was appointed to List A of the new List of Specialist Regulatory Advocates in Health & Safety and Environmental Law.

Ian is licensed to accept direct access work in appropriate circumstances.

Recently Ian received the following unsolicited comments from clients at the end of successful cases. ‘A devastatingly brilliant job. Thank you so much for all of your work which, in my view, was over and above the bar!’

‘Many thanks for your guidance and calm approach. It was much appreciated. The right result in the end, very much down to your endeavours.’

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