Ian Chau read Law at the University of Cambridge, receiving a BA degree. In his PCLL year at the University of Hong Kong, he obtained the top mark in the civil litigation course. After being called to the Bar in 2013, he was awarded the Middle Temple Advocacy Scholarship. He worked as a Judicial Assistant to the Court of Final Appeal and the Court of Appeal from 2014 to 2015, returning to the Bar afterwards.
Ian has a broad civil practice, with experience in areas such as commercial litigation, land law, trusts, family law, probate, personal injury, employment, and public law.