James has over 20 years’ experience of corporate legal work in the UK and Jersey and 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.

He has an extensive knowledge of the legal and regulatory regime in Jersey and is known for taking a commercial approach to delivering legal advice and solving legal issues for clients.

Ogier’s Global Head of Corporate Nathan Powell said: “As Ogier continues to expand across all service lines, we are committed to recruiting and attracting the most talented professionals and so we are particularly delighted to welcome a partner of James’ experience. He brings with him significant expertise and is valuable addition to our successful and growing Corporate team.”

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.

Ogier’s Corporate team advises on Jersey, BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Luxembourg law from offices located across the globe.