Corporate & Commercial
I am a Partner within the corporate & commercial team, I frequently advise both the private and public sector on commercial and company matters, including the acquisition and disposal of businesses; setting up and running businesses; information law including data protection, freedom of information & confidentiality. I also provide legal guidance on intellectual property rights, including copyright, trademarks (registration, oppositions, and infringement) and passing off, as well as a wide variety of general commercial contracts and sponsorship agreements.
Having previously worked for several City firms, I have a wealth of experience in business sales and acquisitions, advising start-up companies, setting up joint ventures, partnerships, international collaboration arrangements, general company law and constitutional issues.
In addition to my practice experience, I have given seminars and published articles on a broad cross-section of subject areas including company law, the law and its application to web sites, the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.
Education and Qualifications
- Loughborough University - (BA Hons)
- College of Law, Guildford - CPE and LPC
- James qualified as a Solicitor in 2000.
Membership and Recognition
- Member of the Law Society of England & Wales
Life Outside the Law
Outside of the office I enjoy hill walking, duathlons and rugby.
Direct Dial: 020 3096 0825
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