"Ian Swan is a phenomenal advocate. His ability to think on his feet while dealing with the most complex of issues and fact-rich cases is astounding."
"Absolutely superb in terms of his advocacy and trust advice"
"Stands out by a country mile. He is a very good lawyer"
"Sources say Ian Swan is a 'lion of the court'"
"He is technically and tactically superb. He has the ear of the judge and is able to take what's attractive in an argument and put it in an incredibly effective way"
"Ian Swan's advocacy skills are the best on the island"
"Ian has a quick mind and addresses complex problems swiftly and decisively"
"A talented lawyer"
"Guernsey's best contentious trusts lawyer"
"He completely understands the legal side of things and also grasps the dynamics of cases, He's an impressive advocate in court. "
Chambers UK 2019
"He is a very good advocate who is very measured, persuasive and maintains a good tactical overview of a case"
Chambers UK 2021