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Andrew James
Lawyer
0207 842 1652
Languages:
English
Andrew joined the civil litigation team as a Paralegal in November 2015 and has since gained experience across the civil team’s core practice areas of civil fraud and commercial litigation.

Andrew has particular interest and expertise in cross-border civil and commercial disputes involving complex issues of jurisdiction and applicable law. Before joining the firm, he was a researcher at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, where he focused on comparative and private international law.

Notable experience
  • Assisting with claims brought by a Saudi conglomerate in proceedings spanning several jurisdictions involving concurrent arbitration and fraud claims.
  • Acting for a claimant in Commercial Court proceedings involving issues relating to dishonest assistance, offshore trusts and arbitration.
  • Advising on applicable law issues arising in the context of a matrimonial property dispute regarding a Cayman Islands trust.
  • Advising on the application of foreign law in English Commercial Court proceedings involving conspiracy and fraud claims.
  • Assisting with supervision of search orders.
Background
Andrew read law at Oxford University and holds an LLM from King’s College London. He was called to the Bar at Middle Temple in 2014. Andrew is the assistant editor of Dickinson and Lein (eds.) The Brussels I Regulation Recast, and a visiting senior lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London, where he teaches private international law.
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