James joined Finsbury as a partner in 1996 and is currently Managing Partner of its London office. He has more than 25 years’ experience in financial communications and has handled a number of contested transactions, flotations and other high profile communications issues. He advises a range of major UK and international clients. James started his career as an investment banker at Dean Witter, where he qualified as a registered securities representative in both the UK and US. He has a degree in economics and politics.