James specialises in banking and finance and has significant experience in all aspects of banking, fund financing, corporate finance and Cayman Islands financial services regulation. He regularly provides advice to the world's leading financial institutions, investment funds, large and supranational organisations.
James advises lenders and borrowers on all types of fund financing matters and, in particular, has extensive experience on subscription facility financings.
James is an expert in Cayman Islands financial services regulation. He frequently represents international banks and other clients on licensing applications to the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) and ongoing regulatory requirements and has significant experience acting in connection with the acquisition and disposal of regulated entities in the Cayman Islands, including the financing of such acquisitions.
James joined Ogier in 2008. Prior to joining Ogier, James practiced at George Davies (now Mills & Reeve) in Manchester, England (2005 to 2008).
He received his Bachelor of Sciences from the University of Warwick in 2001, his Post-graduate Diploma in Law from Nottingham Law School in 2002 and his Diploma in Legal Practice from Nottingham Law School in 2003.
James is a member of the Cayman Islands Law Society and the Law Society of England and Wales.
2009 - Cayman Islands
2005 - England and Wales (non practising)