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Tel:
Work 0203 370 8888
Fax:
Fax 0203 328 7778
Email:
Web:
https://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

'Strong both in strategy and tactics', Candey is 'a very competent firm'. The practice specialises primarily in high-value shareholder, securities and joint venture disputes. Ashkhan Candey and Andrew Dunn are the group heads; Yuri Botiuk, who joined from Grosvenor Law, is 'very sharp and capable of finding smart and practical solutions to complex issues'; and James Collins was hired from Dechert .

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