As a mem¬ber of Swaab’s cor¬po¬rate, com¬mer¬cial and intel¬lec¬tu¬al prop¬er¬ty prac¬tice, James is pas¬sion¬ate about help¬ing clients achieve their goals. His focus is on busi¬ness advice, cor¬po¬rate and com¬mer¬cial trans¬ac¬tions, com¬mer¬cial¬i¬sa¬tion of intel¬lec¬tu¬al prop¬er¬ty rights and brand pro¬tec¬tion strategies. He has indus¬try focus¬es in the phar¬ma¬cy, health care, lux¬u¬ry goods, FMCG and tech¬nol¬o¬gy spaces, and acts for a num¬ber of multi-nation¬al com¬pa¬nies look¬ing to expand into Aus¬tralia, as well as a num¬ber of local SME and ASX list¬ed compa¬nies look¬ing to grow both in Australia and over¬seas. Having worked for an international luxury fashion house for eight years prior to legal practice, James provides guidance and advice to clients that is well considered and commercial. James was pre¬vi¬ous¬ly named ‘Aus¬tralian Young Lawyer of the Year’ by the Law Coun¬cil of Aus¬tralia, having also won and been a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly ‘30 Under 30’ Awards for com¬mer¬cial law and intellectual property law in Australia.