James Williamson

Associate Director

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James is an Associate Director at Vannin Capital.

Prior to joining Vannin, James was a Senior Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer where he worked across sectors and advised clients on a diverse range of complex, and often multi-national, commercial litigation proceedings and contentious regulatory issues. These included shareholder, civil fraud, banking, tax and company law disputes, as well as collective actions, public law matters and global investigations.

Earlier in his career, James worked in the House of Commons, where he advised on legislative developments and strategy in response to fast-changing news developments and policy debates.

James holds a BA in History (First Class) from University College London and an MPhil in Historical Studies (Distinction) from the University of Cambridge. Having completed his legal training and qualifications at BPP law school and Freshfields, James was admitted as a Solicitor of England & Wales in 2012.


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