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James is a partner in the Jersey Corporate team. With more than 20 years' experience, he has acted for clients in a large number of M&A and IPO transactions and has extensive experience in real estate investment structuring, fund formation and finance work, and private equity. James has an in-depth knowledge of the legal and regulatory regime in Jersey and is described by Chambers UK as "technically very good". 

Background and experience

James joined Ogier in March 2020 with more than 20 years’ experience of corporate legal work in the UK and Jersey. He has acted for clients in a large number of M&A and IPO transactions as well as having experience in real estate investment structuring, fund formation and finance work.

James has an extensive knowledge of the legal and regulatory regime in Jersey and has a broad corporate practice. Prior to joining Ogier James was a partner in another large offshore law firm. He has extensive experience of acting on complex high value corporate matters and real estate investment structures. He has also acted in relation to banking and finance matters as well as on fund formations.

James is part of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Private Equity team. He specialises in downstream corporate advisory work, with additional experience in fund formations and fund finance. He has moderated panels at the Fund Finance Association's European Conferences.

He takes a commercial approach to delivering legal advice and solving legal issues for clients.

He regularly publishes articles and speaks at conferences.

Admitted in: 
2010 - Jersey
2001 - Scotland (not practising)

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"He's very helpful and responsive"

Chambers UK, 2024

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"James is technically very good, supportive and flexible - he's a pleasure to work with"

Chambers UK, 2023

"Worked to become an extremely harmonious part of a multijurisdictional transaction team."

Legal 500 UK, 2022

"Key Lawyer"

Legal 500 UK, 2021


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