As a member of the Banking and Finance team, James deals with all aspects of banking work and specialises in the following practice areas:
• Funds finance: James regularly advises UK and US financial institutions on leveraged and unsecured facilities involving Scottish limited partnerships in existing and new fund structures.
• Securitisation and structured finance: James acts for UK lending institutions on covered bond and master trust RMBS securitisation structures.
• Asset based lending and receivables financing: James advises on the Scottish aspects of receivables financing across a number of asset classes, including auto-receivables and unsecured consumer lending.
• Cross border finance: James also advises on the Scottish elements on cross-jurisdictional transactions and matters involving Scottish companies on referral from leading City law firms.
In addition, James is a part of our wider legal technology team and has worked with a major UK Bank to deliver systems-based process and operational improvements to the delivery of legal services.
James is admitted as a solicitor in Scotland.