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Shearman & Sterling LLP
6 BATTERY ROAD #25-03
SINGAPORE 049909
Singapore

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions

Position

Partner

Career

James Clayton-Payne is an English-qualified partner in our Singapore M&A team. James has practiced in London, Hong Kong and Singapore and has been based permanently in Asia since 2010. James specializes in private equity investments, exits, secondary acquisitions and restructurings. James has worked in-house at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the Royal Bank of Scotland and Morgan Stanley.

Languages

English

Memberships

ADMISSIONS: England and Wales

Education

OXFORD INSTITUTE OF LEGAL PRACTICE
LPC

OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY
GDL

UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM
B.A., English Literature (First Class Honours)

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Corporate and M&A: foreign firms

(Rising stars)

James Clayton-PayneShearman & Sterling LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP continues to impress in private equity, insurance and energy transactions. The team ‘is punching above its weight‘ and has built a sizeable roster of private equity clients and the M&A team works well with energy-sector colleagues, including oil and gas specialists such as Anthony PattenSidharth Bhasin and counsel James Clayton-Payne are highly rated for private equity deals, and India and Southeast Asia-related transactions.