James provides corporate advice with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. James has particular expertise in retail and the motor trade and works with some of the region’s most well know businesses.

James has extensive knowledge of private equity work and M&A transactions. He is described by Chambers and Partners as “extremely thorough” and “very responsive, friendly and supportive”.

Recent deals that James has advised on include:

  • Severfield’s acquisition of DAM Structures
  • Enact’s investment in Bartoline
  • the sale of Credit Resource Solutions to coeo Group
  • BGF’s investment in Yorkshire Wildlife Park