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Wilsons

ALEXANDRA HOUSE, ST JOHNS STREET, SALISBURY, SP1 2SB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01722 412412
Fax:
Fax 01722 411500
DX:
58003 SALISBURY 1
Email:
Web:
www.wilsonsllp.com
London, Salisbury

James Johnson

Tel:
Work 01722 427 658
Email:
Wilsons

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial

Position

James is a partner in our Corporate & Commercial team advising on commercial matters for a wide variety of clients. James' work includes private company mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, investments and fundraisings, shareholder agreements, LLP and partnership arrangements and commercial contracts. He has extensive experience in a number of commercial sectors including consumer goods, motor vehicles, construction and aggregates extraction and also advises a number of professional partnerships.

Career

James joined the team as a partner in June 2014. Prior to joining Wilsons James was a partner at the City law firm Trowers & Hamlins which he joined in 2005 from Macfarlanes in London. James has also worked in-house at the accountancy firm Kingston Smith and the advertising and marketing group Omnicom.

Member

James was an author of the directors meetings chapter in the ICSA Guide to the Companies Act 2006.


South West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Dorset and South Wiltshire

Within: Corporate and commercial: Dorset and South Wiltshire

Salisbury-based Wilsons specialises in tax and general transactional structuring for businesses and personal assets of owner-managers. Led by practice head James Johnson, the team has notable experience of the technology, healthcare and charity sectors; Johnson is particularly active in the latter area, having recently advised on mergers and sponsorship agreements. Senior associate Mark Cook, who is a new arrival from Burges Salmon LLP, is particularly experienced in mid-market M&A.

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