James is a private equity lawyer and a member of our UK Executive Board. Clients value his commercial awareness and clear-thinking in difficult situations. James's focus is on domestic and crossborder private equity transactions, where he mainly works for institutional investors, investee companies and management teams.

James is recognised as a leading private equity lawyer in the UK. He works across the UK, EU and international private equity sectors, and is experienced with management buyouts and buyins, leveraged buyouts, and venture and development capital investments acting for institutional investors, management teams, and investee companies. James can help you with all your corporate transactions including M&A, joint ventures, refinancings and other special situation investment opportunities.In his capacity as a Board Director, James is responsible for a number of the firm's practice areas in the UK, including Corporate.

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Advising on the £121 million sale of Scott Dunn to Flight Centre

2 February 2023

by James Goold

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Inflexion re-invests in K2 to support further growth

7 July 2022

by James Goold

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Specialist tax and incentives lawyers Claire Matthews and James Ross join the partnership

Welcoming our latest international partners specialising in tax and incentives

26 May 2022

by James Goold and Shane Gleghorn

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Corporate/M&A & capital markets

Advising The Roald Dahl Story Company on its sale to Netflix, Inc.

23 September 2021

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