James is the Chief Executive Officer at Ashtons and is responsible for leading the firm’s strategic direction.

James is passionate about delivering the firm’s vision of being an exceptional professional service provider putting our clients at the centre of everything we do.

James is also a partner in Ashtons’ corporate and commercial team specialising in advising on corporate transactions and in advising innovative technology companies. He has a wealth of experience in guiding businesses through complex contractual matters to find practical commercial solutions. Clients value James’ practical and commercial approach to finding solutions for their business which is the same approach that he takes to leading Ashtons.