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James is a partner in the corporate team in Oxford who specialises in advising life sciences and technology companies. His work includes acquisitions and disposals, often with an international element; university spin-outs; venture capital funding transactions; joint ventures; corporate restructuring and re-organisations; and the use of employee incentives – including EMI options, growth shares and other structures.
He supports companies at all stages of their life cycle. Many of his clients are spin-outs from the University of Oxford, Imperial College London and other universities as well as technology transfer organisations who he works with on a long-term basis.
James is recognised in The Legal 500 directory as a next generation partner. He joined the firm in 2001 after training in the City of London. He has a first class degree in law from Lincoln College, Oxford and an LLM from Christ's College, Cambridge.