James is an experienced corporate finance lawyer, with experience in public and private mergers, acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, private equity and corporate finance.
He qualified with Freshfields where he worked for ten years, before subsequently joining Rosenblatt, Clintons and Newlawslegal (prior to its merger with Acuity) in partner positions. He has also worked at Simpson Thacher in New York.
James has a strong track record in advising companies in a variety of sectors, including property development, retail, manufacturing and media.
*James Hardy is a Consultant at Acuity Law working on a self-employed basis*
The Corporate Team is ranked Tier 1 in The Legal 500.
The Corporate Team is ranked Band 2 in Chambers & Partners.
Corporate and Commercial Team of the Year
Wales Legal Awards 2020