Ian KOH is a Senior Consultant in WongPartnership. He has the distinction of being a door tenant at Quadrant Chambers, a prestigious set of barristers' chambers in London, which specialises in commercial and shipping law.

His areas of specialisation include shipping and international trade law. He has been involved in major disputes concerning sale of goods, commodities, oil and trade finance. His clients include trading houses, commodity traders, ship owners, charterers, marine underwriters, P&I Clubs, port, terminal operators, banks as well as companies in the offshore oil and gas sectors.

Ian also has an active commercial practice, which frequently involves international litigation and arbitration and has handled a significant number of high-profile and complex cases concerning cross-border and commercial issues.

He is an arbitrator and has been appointed in International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) administered arbitrations and is also a panel arbitrator of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). Ian is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. He has handled arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA, SIAC, CIETAC and other Rules.

Ian has been recognised as a leading shipping/maritime practitioner in legal directories such as Best Lawyers, The Legal 500: Asia Pacific – The Client’s Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession, Chambers Asia Pacific – Asia Pacific's Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers Global – The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Expert Guides – Guide to the World’s Leading Shipping and Maritime Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal.

In The Legal 500: Asia Pacific, he has been described as being "highly regarded, extremely competent and very responsive". Chambers Global has commended Ian for his "keen perception and withering advocacy"; being "extremely bright, a great advocate with some excellent victories to his name" and "highly efficient, responsive and able to understand the client's needs and motivations". Chambers Asia Pacific has recommended him as a notable practitioner who "can be found on high-profile multi-jurisdictional cases, displaying his thorough grasp of the many facets of each problem in a dispute or transaction."

In the UK publication In Brief, he was praised by English practitioners for having a "mind like a surgeon's scalpel”.