Based at the firm’s head office in Banbury, James arrival adds over 20 years of wide ranging experience in corporate and commercial law, with particular expertise in corporate sales and acquisitions. He also brings strong experience in cross border work, having spent 4 years with an international law firm in Brazil.
James joins Spratt Endicott from Stone Rowe Brewer in London, Prior to working in London, James spent 5 years as a commercial solicitor in Oxfordshire.
On his appointment, James said: “I am delighted to join at such an exciting time for the business. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with such a highly regarded corporate team, and I’m looking forward to helping the practice develop in the years to come.”
John Spratt, Chairman of Spratt Endicott and head of the corporate and commercial team, added: “It is with great pleasure that we welcome James to the team.
“He is an accomplished corporate solicitor with a wealth of expertise and fantastic reputation both in the region and further afield and we could not be happier that James has joined us.
“The past year has been incredibly challenging for many businesses, and it is essential that our corporate team are able to help our clients achieve their business goals. The experience that James brings shows not only our commitment to the growth in expertise within the practice but to further support the needs of our clients as well.”
James is the latest strategic appointment the firm has made in 2021, having recently welcomed Senior Associate Deborah Davies and Associate Andrew Symington to their Family Law and Commercial Property practices respectively.
Spratt Endicott is ranked Tier 1 in Legal 500 and offers a range of corporate and private client services to clients in Oxfordshire, across the South East as well as elsewhere in the UK and in other jurisdictions.