With 20 years of experience, leader of the London corporate team James Klein has a broad range of corporate and commercial expertise. He also has a role as head of technology for the corporate division. Joining from Penningtons Manches where he led the digital business group and the firm’s San Francisco office, James has advised on a wide spectrum of corporate finance transactions, including domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, corporate restructuring and reorganisations and joint ventures.

James also has a strong track record in the tech sector, advising on fundraisings (in particular through his investor connections in the UK and US), venture capital and private equity transactions, having acted for management teams and institutional houses on numerous mid-market private equity deals. James was previously a partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner, having trained and qualified at DLA Piper.


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