James is General Counsel at SANNE. He is responsible for setting SANNE’s legal strategy to ensure an effective, efficient and adaptable operating platform that is best in class and provides unrivalled support to clients.
He will also play an important role in helping guide the commercial strategy of the business, supporting its clients and representing their interests in industry, regulatory and governmental forums.
Prior to joining SANNE, James was part of the management team at Aztec Group for 10 years. He acted as the group’s general counsel and managing director of its Luxembourg office, where he was key in helping redesign the group’s operating model. James then became a partner with Ogier in Luxembourg before returning to industry.
James has practised as a solicitor in London and Jersey, as well as an avocat in Luxembourg and remains registered by the Law of Society in England as a practising solicitor. He brings broad commercial, operational, people and legal skills, as well as an awareness of the importance of brand and culture in developing a successful business environment and the ingredients necessary to achieve and maintain this.