As a commercial litigator with over 20 years’ experience, Ian Bloemendal specialises in dispute resolution with particular expertise in joint venture litigation, trade practices and product liability disputes, intellectual property/technology-related litigation and regulatory investigations.
His particular experience lies in project managing complex litigation. He is often brought in by clients who look for proactive, solution-oriented advice when there are difficult mixed questions of law and fact.
In addition to his forensic legal skills, Ian is an experienced trainer, regularly presenting at industry seminars and law schools on litigation management, legal professional privilege, witness skills training, product liability, and inquests.
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