Ian has more than 30 years’ experience in advising on high value property investment, development and finance and has acted for investors and developers in relation to office and residential developments and mixed-use schemes.

Ian also has experience in secured lending with a particular focus on the acquisition and disposal of offices, warehouses, shops and development land as well as advising landlords, tenants and mortgagees on important transactions. His clients range from business owner-managers to banks to multi-national companies.

Work highlights


Advised on the disposal of 200,000 square feet of offices at Kings Cross.


Advised on the acquisition and financing of a  large retail shop and workshop units for redevelopment.


Advised on the sale of a port site for housing redevelopment.


Advised on the acquisition of a warehouse building for conversion to leisure and office use.


Advising property owners whose rights of light were infringed by a large development in Central London.

Recent articles

Media spotlight

Impending passing of the Renters (Reform) Bill spells trouble for tenants and landlords

Ian Narbeth shares his insights with Property118 on the potential impact of the Renters (Reform) Bill  for tenants and landlords

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Media spotlight

Delay in decision on no-fault evictions – what does this mean for landlords and tenants?

Ian Narbeth gives his views to the Big Issue on tenants' struggles to rent, and the shortage of available houses as landlords remove properties from the market

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Media spotlight

Landlords selling property before Renters Reform Bill kicks in

Ian Narbeth comments for Property Investors Today on the scrapping of Section 21 eviction powers.

Ian Narbeth



Renters Reform Bill and anti-social behaviour

The Government claims that the Renters Reform Bill will also introduce ‘more comprehensive possession grounds so landlords can still recover their property’ and make it easier to repossess where tenants are at fault, such as with anti-social behaviour (ASB)