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James Scott






James is a senior associate based in London who specialises in M&A and private equity transactions for private equity sponsors and other financial investors in transactions across Europe and across a range of sectors.

Career to date

2006   Solicitor, England and Wales

Qualifications and education

  • 2011 - present Senior associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
    2006 - 2011 Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
    2004 - 2006 Trainee solicitor, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
    2003 - 2004 BPP Law School, Legal Practice Course
    2002 - 2003 Postgraduate Diploma in Law, City University
    2001 - 2002 Investment banker, Citigroup (UK mergers & acquisitions team)
    1998 - 2001 Downing College, Cambridge University, MA Qualifications
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