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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

(Next Generation Partners)

James Clayton-PayneShearman & Sterling LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP has impressed further with its range of headline and big-ticket M&A, private equity, joint-venture, and venture capital transactions. The Singapore team has attracted some of the most illustrious engagements in the market and continues to be recognised for its core energy sector expertise. It has genuine private equity prominence, thanks in large part to the presence of department head Sidharth Bhasin, who is a true specialist in this area and represents some of the biggest name private equity houses in the market. Insurance and bancassurance deals are also a forte for the group. The highly-rated James Clayton-Payne was elected to the partnership in 2020.