James is a corporate lawyer with over 20 years of experience acting for a wide range of clients. He specialises in public and private M&A whilst also advising on a range of other transactions and governance issues. He has particular focus on clients in financial services, TMT/Digital and Energy.

James is unusual for a partner in a large City practice having spent two years working in a technology start-up before returning to Addleshaw Goddard in 2018.

He has spent time working on secondment in New York and Amsterdam and has advised on many cross-border transactions.

  • Exeter University – LLB (Hons)

  • 1996