Ian Smith works across a spectrum of commercial fraud, cyber fraud and misconduct cases. He represents clients in the civil and criminal courts, acting for both victims and accused persons. Most of his cases are large-scale international proceedings involving asset tracing in a number of jurisdictions. He has a specialist regulatory law practice, advising law firms, City institutions, professional services and property firms. He advises in relation to anti-money laundering, counter terrorist finance, financial sanctions, anti-corruption and anti-tax evasion facilitation. Ian also lead-edits and co-authors the practitioners' text Asset Recovery: Criminal Confiscation and Civil Recovery (Oxford University Press). He is the Immediate Past President of VOCAL - the Victims of Crime Association of Lawyers. He was a founding member of the Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association and is a former Secretary of the European Criminal Bar Association.