Ivan joined F Barnes in July 2023.
Ivan graduated from Queens Mary University of London in 2002 and having completed his LPC in 2003 began his legal career working at Hunters Law LLP in the same year. Ivan first worked as a legal clerk before completing his training contract and qualifying as a solicitor in 2006. Ivan became Senior Associate at Hunters Law LLP in 2010.
Ivan is a conscientious, hard working member of the team with a strong 'client focus'. He is clear in his advice for both individual and business clients and can assist on a very broad range of areas.
Ivan specialises in both residential and commercial property work having gained a wealth of experience in all aspects of property law. He is used to dealing with a broad range of high net worth individuals, trustees, investors, companies and charities. He can act on all residential and commercial property transactions to include freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, auctions, transfer of equity, re-mortgages, new builds.
Ivan acts for landlords and tenants on granting, taking or termination of residential tenancies or commercial leases and underleases to include the settling of associated documents such as authorised guarantee agreements, licences to assign, underlet, alter, change of use, and charge and rent deposit deeds.
He deals with first registration of land and applying for adverse possession on both registered and unregistered land.
Ivan has acted for landed estate owners on matters such as buying or selling landed estates and advising on option, pre-emption and overage agreements. Ivan can advise property management companies on legal aspects of property management.
Ivan was a member of the main committee and the Land Law & Conveyance Standing sub-committee of the City of Westminster and Holborn Law Society ("CWHLS"). He was also the Editor in Chief of CWHLS’s official magazine, ‘Central London Lawyer’.
Ivan was recommended in the Charities and Not-for-profit section of the Legal 500 in 2012 and shortlisted as Lawyer of the Year - Senior Associate in the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards 2018.
Outside of work Ivan enjoys spending time with his young family and socialising with friends.
Ivan is based at our Romford office and supervised by Tina Marwa
- Commercial Property
- Offices/ Shops/ Industrial Units
- Commercial Sales and Purchases
- Granting of Leases
- Landlord and Tenant work
- Licences to Assign
- Licences to Underlet
- Licences for Alterations
- Commercial mortgages for re-financing
- Property Acquisitions and Disposals
- Property Finance
- Leasehold Enfranchisement
- Leasehold Extensions
- New Builds
- Unregistered Land
- Estate Land Owners
- Property Management
What the clients say:
A superb service. Professional, efficient, helpful and knowledgeable. With the excellent advice given I was able to purchase the property in a timely fashion. I am extremely impressed with the manner in which the process was completed. I would highly recommend Mr Ho and his wonderful assistant Stephanie. I thank them for guiding me through the transaction with such ease and I will definitely be using their services again. Mrs Angela Cressy