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James is the chair of the Global Insurance Practice Group and head of the Financial Institutions and D&O team

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James' practice focuses on all aspects of D&O and financial services and has extensive experience in acting for directors and officers and financial institutions on contentious matters in a number of jurisdictions. Much of this has involved arbitration and cross-border work with an international connection.

James’ insurance experience covers financial institutions and D&O 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 recommended in Chambers 2014 and is described as drawing "praise from the market for his insurance practice, which is focused on financial institutions claims". James is admitted to practice in England & Wales and Hong Kong.

Experience
  • Acting on notifications relating to the stock market turmoil, subprime and fund suspension related issues
  • Acting for liquidators of a stockbroking company in respect of a multi million pound negligence claim brought by a telecommunications company arising out of the allegedly negligent preparation and circulation of the documentation in relation to the private placing of shares in 2009
  • Acting on historic cases arising from the collapse of Enron in the US and mortgage, pension and endowment mis-selling in the UK
  • Acting for the directors of an insolvent company in a multi million pound claim brought by the administrators for negligence, misfeasance and breach of duty
Sectors

Sectors

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

  • Professional Practices

Services

Services

  • Climate Change Risk Practice

  • Commercial Disputes

  • Regulatory & Investigations

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