We work worldwide

We have over 2,500 lawyers worldwide who work wherever our clients need us. We can put together tailored, multi-skilled, international teams at very short notice. Our relationships with leading local firms enables us to deliver a truly seamless service. This means you get an unbeatable combination of international experience and understanding, tailored advice, and reliable local knowledge and contacts – whenever and wherever you need it. Find out more about our global network by choosing a country or region

Contact us

To find out more about our global network please contact us


Profile Picture

James Grand


James is a partner in our Finance practice in London





James Grand is a partner based in London specialising in derivatives and structured credit.  His practice focuses on developing capital relief products under CRD IV, margin lending, CLOs and innovative collateralisation techniques for derivatives and sovereign exposures.  He advises extensively on EU insolvency law applicable to banks and investment firms.  From 2008 to 2013  James was a member of the Financial Markets Law Committee advising on issues of legal uncertainty facing the financial markets under the sponsorship of the Bank of England.  James is co-head of Freshfields’ Eurocrisis group and a member of the Lawyers Group of British Influence, an organisation opposed to Brexit.

Career to date

James joined the firm in 1995.


  • French
  • Arabic
  • German, and
  • Italian
Browse people

Download as PDF