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8 STONE BUILDINGS, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3TA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0203 370 8888
Fax:
Fax 0203 328 7778
Email:
Web:
www.candey.com

James Collins

Tel:
Work 020 3370 8888
Email:
Web:
www.candey.com
CANDEY

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial Litigation

Position

James is an accomplished Solicitor Advocate with a wealth of experience in advising clients from a range of sectors on complex and high value commercial disputes. He has extensive familiarity with proceedings brought both in the English High Court and under a variety of institutional arbitration rules. Most of his work has typically involved a cross border element, Russia and the CIS in particular. James acts for a diverse array of individuals, office-holders and corporates. He trained and qualified at Herbert Smith, which included a 6 month secondment to its Moscow office, before spending almost a decade in the London offices of two top tier US practices prior to joining CANDEY in July 2017.

Career

Trained and qualified, Herbert Smith (2006); Debevoise & Plimpton, London (2008-2012); Dechert (2012-2017); partner, CANDEY (2017).

Languages

Russian & Slovak

Member

British-Russian Law Association; Anglo-Russian Law Association.

Education

University of Northumbia (1998-2002) LLB (Hons) Exempting Degree - first class (winner of Watson Burton Award for Best Overall Performances).

2011 - Solicitor - Advocate (Higher Rights of Audience, all Courts)

Leisure

Sport (principally football), travel, music, wine.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Candey is praised for its 'attention to detail and capacity to work under pressure'. The practice is rated for complex shareholder, securities and joint venture disputes. Managing partner Ashkhan Candey  heads the department with Andrew Dunn; Yuri Botiuk and James Collins are also experienced advisers. Mo Haque QC was hired from Campbells' BVI office.

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