Ian Bevan


Ian is Head of Middle East Real Estate and Hospitality and has expertise in a broad range of commercial real estate and hospitality transactions.
Ian is also involved in some of the largest real estate development projects in the Middle East. His real estate experience includes commercial lettings, sales and purchases (including sale and leaseback and opco/propco structures), development transactions and the property aspects of mergers and acquisitions. He has advised on cross border real estate funds, property financings and joint ventures. Ian also has considerable experience in the hospitality sector and regularly advises on hotel and leisure transactions throughout MENA. 

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

Admitted as Solicitor, Supreme Court, England and Wales 2002



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2002


MA, Jurisprudence, Merton College, Oxford University, 1999

LPC, The College Of Law, London, 2000

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.