Mr James Crayton > Walker Morris LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Walker Morris LLP
33 Wellington Street

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Partner and Head of Commercial


James is a Partner in our Commercial team who advises on the full spectrum of commercial arrangements. James acts for a broad range of national and international clients across a variety of sectors, with particular expertise in the pharma, food, logistics and manufacturing industries. His practice covers all type of commercial contracts with focus on supply agreements for both goods and services, logistics services contracts, framework agreements and joint ventures.

James works hard to understand the real drivers of any deal for his clients, and always approaches every instruction by understanding the importance of the contract to the wider business of his client. His experience includes acting for clients on multi-billion dollar deals all the way through to much small day-to-day trading contracts, and he brings the same level of focus and insight to each instruction.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

Walker Morris LLP’ technology practice recently had a significant lateral hire with Sally Mewies, who joined from Gowling WLG to head up the technology practice. Mewies and James Crayton handle the breadth of commercial IT matters, including outsourcing contracts, licensing deals, cloud and SaaS contracts and M&A activity. IT-related disputes are handled by Malcolm Simpson, and Jeanette Burgess applies her regulatory knowledge to cross-border data processing and data sharing agreements. The client roster comprises both IT customers and suppliers.