James Pascoe is an associate within the global Corporate Practice in London. His practice covers both UK and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and general corporate advice. He has experience acting for owner-managed businesses, domestic and international companies in cross-border acquisitions and management teams selling to private equity.

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    • Acting for LMAX Group on the completion of its US$300 million investment by J.C.Flowers & Co. LLC.
    • Acting for Altrad on the acquisition of Sparrows Group, an engineering provider in the offshore energy and renewables sector.
    • Advising the shareholders of Datapharm Limited on the investment by CGE Partners.
    • Acting for Cushon Group Limited on its £35 million fundraising round by Augmentum Fintech and AshGrove Capital.
    • Advising the Harnham Group recruitment business on its investment by the Business and Growth Fund.
    • Advising the shareholders of Prescient Healthcare Group on the investment by Bridgepoint Development Capital.
    • Advising the shareholders of Helios Medical Communications on the investment by NorthEdge Capital.
    • Acting for the Peach Group on the acquisition of a Nordics-based advertising group and on general corporate issues.
    • Acting on the sale of a market access consultancy business to a listed healthcare conglomerate for £36 million.
    • Acting for a listed retail group on the management buyout of its education division for £30 million.
    • Advising the management of a private equity-backed global marketing group on its global refinancing.
    • Advising a private equity-backed machine connectivity provider on the issue of sweet equity to over 150 employees.


    • BPP University, Legal Practice Course, 2019
    • BBP University, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2018
    • University of Cambridge, Jesus College, M.Phil., Economic & Social History, 2016
    • University of York, BA Hons, History, 2015


    • England and Wales, 2021


    • English
    • Mandarin (spoken)
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