James Allen > Birketts LLP > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

Birketts LLP

Work Department

Corporate and commercial, Banking and finance




James joined Birketts in August 2012 as a Partner in our Corporate Finance Team having previously spent 11 years as a Partner at a leading Cambridge firm. He also has City experience.

James specialises in corporate finance, banking and insolvency. He has considerable experience in a variety of corporate finance transactions, including sales and purchases, venture capital, restructurings, and advising family-owned businesses.

He is qualified as an attorney in California and regularly advises on transactions with a cross-border element. James also delivers lectures to other lawyers and professionals on corporate finance and banking issues.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Finance > Banking and finance

(Hall of Fame)

James AllenBirketts LLP

East Anglia > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Cambridge

(Hall of Fame)

James AllenBirketts LLP

Birketts LLP has ‘top-quality lawyers with a personal touch‘. The firm handles high-value regional, national and international corporate matters for clients in sectors ranging from insurance to technology. Corporate finance, banking and insolvency partner James Allen leads the practice. Quentin Golder, who provides ‘highly effective and efficient legal services‘, specialises in early stage funding, entrepreneurial and commercial work. Adrian Seagers  frequently acts for large corporates and private equity funds in corporate deals. Mark Pinder, formerly head of Middle East operations at Foot Anstey, brings invaluable experience in cross-border M&A deals. ‘Highly responsive, deeply knowledgeable and pragmatic‘ legal director Nick Burt is noted for private equity and international transactions.