We have announced the appointment of James Channo as a Partner in our Corporate team in London. The appointment further strengthens our expertise in corporate law, and in advising on corporate matters.
James has a broad experience of representing clients in a range of sectors, including FinTech, mining, oil and gas, financial services, pharma and technology where he advises them on their operations in jurisdictions spanning the MENA region, United States, Spain, Latin America and Australia. As a fluent Spanish speaker, he provides additional value to clients operating in Spain and Latin America.
James advises clients on all corporate matters, including AIM and Main Market listings, reverse takeovers, cross-border M&A and JVs. He acts for public companies, sponsors, nomads, brokers and other financial intermediaries, and advises private companies on their transactional requirements. He is consistently recognised as a leading lawyer for Corporate and M&A in Chambers UK and in The Legal 500 UK.
Adrian Biles, Chief Executive, commented:
“James’ expertise complements Ince’s existing corporate law offering and I’m very pleased to have him onboard. His knowledge and industry network will further strengthen our capital markets advisory services and his experience in, for example, mining will add another dimension to the energy offering at Ince.”
Julian Clark, Global Senior Partner, added:
“I am delighted to welcome James to the partnership. Following the recent strengthening of our non-marine insurance team this is a significant hire adding a wealth of knowledge and experience to our corporate offering and demonstrating the full service nature of the firm”
James Channo, Partner, said:
“I am excited to have joined Ince, which stands out as a forward-thinking firm involved in so many interesting practice areas and with a reputation for excellence. I have been fortunate to have gained experience across various sectors throughout my career and, given the breadth of industries that Ince serves, I will be able to bring that knowledge to the fore.”
Our international corporate practice offers practical, effective and commercial advice covering all aspects of corporate life from the inception of a business idea or concept through to IPO and beyond. The team works closely with colleagues in other departments and Group practice areas to ensure that clients’ needs are fully met.