LLB, BSc, Otago University
James is an experienced commercial lawyer and advises clients on a broad range of commercial, corporate and projects matters.
He has advised clients on a wide range of complex and high-profile transactions at top tier law firms in New Zealand and internationally during his time at a global law firm in London.
James focuses on complex commercial and operational arrangements, infrastructure, joint ventures, supply and distribution arrangements, projects and financing, syndications, acquisitions and divestments.
He is pragmatic in his approach and clients highly value his practical solutions to legal issues and advice on structuring and risk mitigation strategies.
James’ extensive experience spans many sectors including energy, ports, manufacturing and processing, transport, water, education, corrections and housing.
Areas of Expertise
Corporate and commercial
Infrastructure and procurement
Projects and financing
Supply and distribution arrangements
Institute of Directors
Institute of Finance Professionals
Infrastructure New Zealand
New Zealand Law Society