As well as managing a large team of lawyers and assistants, James provides corporate and commercial contract 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”

Significant deals that James has advised on include:

  • the management buyout of Sewtec, backed by Endless
  • numerous acquisitions by JCT600
  • the sale of Excelsior Technologies to the Mondi Group
  • the sale of Badgequo to AIM-listed Warpaint London plc