Baker, Ian
Baker, Ian - Partner, Solicitor

DD +44 (0)20 7553 6004

F +44 (0)20 7490 5060

Location: London

Specialism: Corporate

Baker, Ian


Ian is an experienced corporate commercial solicitor with expertise in all types of corporate transactional work such as business sales and purchases, investment and joint venture agreements and equity and debt fundraising.

Ian also has a thriving practice in the franchise sector and is an active participant in the Affiliates section of the British Franchise Association.

Recognised as “a much-admired commercial solicitor with a strong focus on franchising” (Chambers UK 2012 directory) and “an extensively experienced franchising expert” (Chambers UK 2013 directory).

Professional qualifications
  • MBA from the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD), France
  • MA in Modern Languages and Law from Cambridge University
Industry sectors
  • Retail, hotels and leisure
  • Catering and fast food
  • Recruitment and business services
  • Industrial and manufacturing
Previous employment
  • Sherrards Solicitors
  • Public and private companies in the leisure industry
  • S. G. Warburg & Co
  • Herbert Oppenheimer, Nathan & Vandyk
Professional memberships
  • English, mother tongue
  • German, fluent
  • French, fluent