James Mann, Solicitor

James advises on general corporate law. He has worked in a number of sectors including food, technology and biotech. He acts for high-net-worth individuals, owner-managed businesses, domestic and international companies in cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

James trained at Hierons and in 2017 was seconded to a real estate advisory firm, where he advised some of the UK’s largest estates.

James’ most recent experience includes:

  • Refinancing a privately-owned biotech company and making preparations for a shareholder exit though an acquisition.

  • Multiple share buyback arrangements following the acquisition of a private company in the UK by a NYSE-listed company.

  • The acquisition of an aviation consultant partnership by an international consultancy group.

  • Working with venture capital firms on early stage investments in technology and IT sectors.

  • Assisting on the cross-border acquisition of a German IT systems provider.

  • The distressed sale of an international e-commerce fashion group.