James Beattie is an associate in the Corporate & Securities practice of the London office.

James joined Mayer Brown in 2019 as a trainee. During his training contract, James spent six months on secondment at a leading FTSE 100 company, and now advises on a broad range of corporate transactions.


  • Vitruvian Partners, in its acquisition of AnyVan Group, an online booking platform that allows private and business customers to book a broad range of delivery services via their online marketplace.
  • Marlin Equity Partners on majority investment in Silobreaker a leading provider of risk and threat  intelligence solutions.
  • Aurelius on its acquisition of McKesson UK in a corporate carve-out from the US healthcare company McKesson Corporation.
  • Marlin Equity Partners on its growth investment in Learning Pool, a market-leading e-learning company.



  • England and Wales