Ian Ness

Past Life – Law Firm:

Norton Rose Fulbright

Legal Superpowers:

Ian is a senior legal advisor with over 30 years of experience providing advice to businesses in a variety of industries. He has significant experience on a wide range of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, secured financings, corporate reorganizations, equipment financings, insolvencies, restructurings, and dealing with distressed assets and businesses. Ian has been recognized by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, the International Financial Law Review-Guide to the world’s leading financial law firms and the Tenth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada for Equipment Finance Law.

Alter Ego:

Ian enjoys a wide variety of sports such as hockey and soccer, plays a very poor game of golf, and likes nothing better than planning exotic vacations for his family and friends.


LL.B., University of Toronto (1982)
B.Com (Hons), Queen’s University (1979)