James is a Senior Associate in the firm’s corporate and commercial team with experience in mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets and start-up company structuring and fundraising.
James has acted for both buyers and sellers on a number of public and private mergers and acquisitions (including by scheme of arrangement) and for issuers and investors on a number of public and private fundraising transactions (including IPOs). James regularly advises clients on Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rule compliance queries, and also has experience advising start-up companies on the implementation of employee share schemes. His experience spans multiple sectors including technology, food and beverage, retail and property development.
Before joining SBA Law in 2015, James was a solicitor in the corporate team at DLA Piper. He has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Melbourne, and a Master of Laws (Corporate Law) from New York University, and is admitted to practice in Victoria and New York.