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Birketts LLP

22 STATION ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, CB1 2JD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01223 326600
Fax:
Fax 01223 326629
Email:
Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich, Norwich

James Allen

Tel:
Work 01223 326779
Email:
Web:
www.birketts.co.uk
Birketts LLP

Work Department

Corporate and commercial, Banking and finance

Position

Partner

Career

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.


East Anglia: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Cambridge

Within: Leading individuals

James Allen - Birketts LLP

Within: Corporate and commercial: Cambridge

James Allen at Birketts LLP leads a practice that clients describe as 'very commercial, always coming up with pragmatic solutions to problems'. The corporate practice works as a single unit across the firm's four regional offices, with Cambridge a key hub for the firm's regional, national and cross-border work. Corporate finance specialist Allen works closely with M&A and technology sector specialist Quentin Golder, corporate partner Adrian Seagers, whose skills include VC finance and private equity deals, and rising star Nick Burt.

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East Anglia: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

James Allen - Birketts LLP

Within: Banking and finance

The banking and finance practice at Birketts LLP provides 'detailed knowledge, practical solutions and clear advice'. One client describes it as 'a regional firm working at a national firm level - the lawyers are quick, commercial, know the law and make sensible suggestions'. Mark Henry in Ispwich leads the practice, in which banking partner James Allen is a stand-out name. Other recommended names include Greg Allan, Alex Schaafsma and Andrew Tubb. The firm is regarded as one of the leading regional players for corporate and development finance, property and agricultural finance and invoice discounting.

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