James has advised in respect of some of the largest fund-related transactions of their type, including one of the biggest non-syndicated secondary deals (transferring over USD1bn of commitments in over 40 different funds, managed by 17 leading asset managers) in European history. He has also advised on various separate account arrangements, including a number of large (USD250m to USD800m) separate accounts with some of the most renowned fund management firms in the world.

James has acted for a number of sponsors of closed ended investment funds, ranging from leading, established sponsors with fund commitments in excess of USD1bn, to start-up funds with commitments of USD10mln.