James Wilson > Dentons > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
QUARTERMILE ONE
15 LAURISTON PLACE
EDINBURGH
EH3 9EP
Scotland
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Work Department

Banking and Finance

Position

Partner in banking and finance practice. James has extensive experience of advising both lenders and borrowers in relation to property finance, acquisition finance, corporate lending, funds finance and restructuring transactions.

Career

2017 to date Partner, Banking & Finance, Dentons (formerly Maclay Murray & Spens LLP); 2016 – 2017 Director, Banking & Finance, Maclay Murray & Spens LLP; 2013 – 2015 Associate, Banking & Finance, Maclay Murray & Spens LLP; 2009 – 2013 Senior Associate, Banking & Finance, Allens / Allens Linklaters; 2008 – 2009 Overseas Practitioner, Banking & Finance, Allens; 2005 – 2007 Associate, Banking & Finance, Slaughter and May; 2003 – 2005 Trainee Banking & Finance/Technology Media and Telecommunications/Intellectual Property/Corporate, Slaughter and May

Languages

French (some)

Education

Admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales 2009; Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2005; LPC at BPP Law School 2003; Oxford University BA (Hons) Jurisprudence 2002

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Finance > Banking and finance

Dentons‘ work is spread between its borrower and lender client base, which includes clients at a national and international level and spans a variety of sectors; the team has also recently focused on growing its lender side work. The practice covers all aspects of banking and finance mandates including fund financings, securitisations, loan portfolio transfers and corporate borrowing. Susan Kelly heads up the UK banking and finance group and Stuart Fitzsimmons leads the Glasgow and Aberdeen practices. James Wilson specialises in property, fund and corporate finance mandates.