Jim is the Managing Director of DLA Piper’s incubator vehicle Aldersgate Holding Company (wholly owned by DLA Piper) where he is responsible for the development of innovative solutions for DLA Piper clients.
    Jim is a Director of:
  • Aldersgate Funding Limited
  • Aiscension.AI Limited
  • Toko Limited
  • DLA Piper Business Advisory Pty Ltd
  • Enter Agora Limited.
    Since his appointment, Jim has successfully commercialised and launched-to-market and continues to operate:
  • Aldersgate Funding – Litigation funding for DLA Piper clients for large-scale dispute resolution, available on a global basis. (Based in London)
  • Aiscension.AI. – A ground-breaking AI platform that can review two million documents in a day and detect cartels. The AI can be trained to detect any breaches of regulatory systems. (Based in London)
  • TOKO – An innovative tokenisation platform that mints security tokens on blockchain for financial and non-financial products. (Based in Hong Kong)
  • DLA Piper Business Advisory – A legal/consulting solutions business that provides clients with an integrated end to end solution in SEG and Integrated M&A. (Based in Australia and Hungary)
  • Enter Agora – a virtual environment, designed to host any event or meeting and house any form of content. A few steps further from video conferencing, Enter Agora gamifies the experience of visiting an exhibition, attending a conference, or stepping into a boardroom. (Based in London)
    Prior to his Aldersgate role, Jim was the Country Managing Partner for DLA Piper Australia where he had practiced for many years as a leading corporate lawyer.