James Cooper is a partner in our professional and commercial disputes team and is part of the financial institutions team and the cross-departmental financial services regulatory team.
James specialises in all aspects of financial services and has extensive experience in acting for financial institutions on contentious matters in a number of jurisdictions. Much of this has involved arbitration and cross-border work with an Eastern Bloc and South East Asian connection, as well as dealing with complex recovery work through the English courts for a major high street bank.
James’ insurance experience covers all aspects of financial institutions claims, including Bankers Blanket Bond and Civil Liability claims. He is currently involved in a number of ‘catastrophe’ claims, particularly class action claims emanating from the US, and financial product misselling claims. James also has considerable experience of advising insurers in relation to policy wordings.
James is admitted to practice in England & Wales and Hong Kong.