Associate, Financial Services, Eversheds Sutherland
James is an associate in the financial institutions group at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, specialising in UK and EU financial services regulation as well as FinTech.
He advises blockchain businesses, crypto-currency providers, AI solutions firms and automated advice providers, ranging from large institutions such as high street banks to start-ups. He advises clients in the FCA’s sandbox, as well as provides assistance on FinTech acquisitions. James regularly lectures on FinTech, has been selected to co-author the RegTech book, whose authorship is crowd-sourced through a voting process, and published on blockchain with the Journal of International Banking and Financial Law.
James has an MA from Cambridge University, and a specialist corporate and commercial LLM from the London School of Economics, where he chose as a specialism Information Technology and the Law.