James has over twenty years’ experience advising boards and executive management teams at multinational corporations in the biotech, technology, retail and finance sectors on a broad range of legal, transactional and corporate governance matters. 

James has extensive experience as a General Counsel leading multi-disciplinary legal teams focused on supporting listed companies meet their strategic and commercial objectives.  James has particular expertise executing international M&A, corporate finance and licensing deals to support business development and global growth.

Prior to serving as a legal executive James practiced law at Lathan & Watkins in New York and Norton Rose in London where he specialised in advising multinationals and investment banks on M&A and capital market transactions.

James holds an honours degree in Economics and a Juris Doctor degree in Law and is a member of the New York State Bar Association.