Before joining Ogier in 2018, James was part of DLA Piper's London Corporate team, where he had a broad corporate practice advising on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and corporate restructurings.
James is part of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Private Equity team. He specialises in acquisitions and disposals made by private equity funds, including the structuring of vehicles for these purposes, with experience in investment and shareholder agreements, bespoke articles of association and completion mechanics, including dealing with management interests (roll ups) and equity funding.
A graduate of the University of Aberdeen, he has also been part of the Corporate team at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP and worked in-house at Standard Life Aberdeen Plc.
2011 - Scotland