Iain Freeman

Iain Freeman

Iain Freeman is a partner in Lavan’s  Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group.

Iain has acted for both commercial clients of Lavan and insurers predominantly in the areas of commercial dispute resolution, professional indemnity, construction matters, directors and officers insurance, fire, property and liability insurance and consumer and competition matters.

Iain has acted in the area of intellectual property law and related areas including data, cyber and privacy for over 30 years. This breadth of experience means that Iain is able to anticipate and identify risks which may not be apparent to other advisers.

Iain also has experience in environmental law.

Direct  +61 8 9288 6759
Mobile  +61 412 886 759
Fax  +61 8 9288 6001

Competition & Regulation
Corporate Crime & Investigations
Cyber & Data Protection
Intellectual Property & Technology
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Mining & Resources
Oil & Gas
Private Clients
Pro Bono
Wills & Estates


Civil and commercial litigation
Professional indemnity
Construction risks
Competition and Consumer Act
Intellectual property


Master of Laws, University of Western Australia (1998)

Bachelor of Laws, University of Western Australia (1984)

Bachelor of Jurisprudence, University of Western Australia (1983)


Supreme Court of the Northern Territory (2003)

Supreme Court of South Australia (1996)

England and Wales (1990)

High Court of Australia (1987)

Supreme Court of Western Australia (1986)


The Best Lawyers™ in Australia "Lawyer of the Year" award in Privacy and Data Security Law (Perth) 2021

The Best Lawyers™ in Australia Litigation in Perth, Australia 2013 - 2025

The Best Lawyers™ in Australia Alternative Dispute Resolution in Perth, Australia 2018 - 2025

The Best Lawyers™ in Australia Insurance Law in Perth, Australia 2020 - 2025

The Best Lawyers™ in Australia Privacy and Data Security Law in Perth, Australia 2021 - 2025

Doyle’s Guide Recommended Intellectual Property and Technology Lawyer WA  2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2022, 2023 & 2024

Doyle’s Guide  Recommended Media & Telecommunications Lawyer WA 2015, 2016, 2018 & 2019


Australian Insurance Law Association (editorial panel member)

18 June 2024
11 June 2024
22 April 2024
19 April 2024
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