Collaborateur

James Ford

Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Global Investigations & White Collar Defense, Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement

"James Ford is incredibly well connected and well regarded, combined with humility, diplomacy and superb people skills."
Legal 500

Aperçu

James Ford, senior associate, helps clients to navigate the complex and overlapping worlds of sanctions and export controls, anti-corruption, particularly business and human rights, and anti-money laundering.

James advises corporates across a range of sectors, including energy, mining, extractives, oil and gas, retail, defence, and transport, as well as a host of financial institutions, insurers, brokers and professional services firms.

Expérience

Regulatory advice

  • Provided sanctions advice to a range of financial institutions and corporates, including in response to the expansion of UK, EU, and US financial and trade sanctions targeting Russia.
  • Provided ongoing sanctions advice to a range of professional services companies in response to the imposition of UK, EU, and US sanctions targeting the provision of certain services to Russia.
  • Advised on a range of regulatory disclosures and licence applications relating to sanctions and export controls to authorities in the United Kingdom and United States.
  • Advised on the money laundering risks of a company's operations in the Middle East, CIS Region, and Africa.

Distinctions

  • Listed as a key lawyer for EU and Competition and Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime, James Ford is highly regarded for his capabilities in anti-corruption, ESG and money laundering matters - Legal 500.
  • Listed as a key lawyer for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime, "James Ford is incredibly well connected and well regarded, combined with humility, diplomacy and superb people skills." - Legal 500.
  • Listed as a key lawyer for EU and Competition, James Ford is noted for his knowledge of regulatory compliance and financial services sanctions programs - Legal 500.
  • Listed as a key lawyer for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime, "James Ford is a rapidly rising star, superb analyst and networker." - Legal 500.

Formation

  • Yale University, BA (Political Science)

Inscription au Barreau

  • England and Wales

Engagement professionnel et communautaire

  • Mayer Brown NextGen
  • OFSI Legal Sector Engagement Forum
  • Transparency International UK
  • Transparency International Professional Supporters (TIPS) Network
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