James Kindon today joins L&G Law Group for 3 months. James is qualified to practice law in England & Wales and will be assisting the coporate team at the firm. James qualified in October 2005 and started his training contract in 2003 at Field Seymour Parkes in Reading, England. From there he moved to London and has practiced at Salans, an international law firm with a strong presence in Russia, the CIS and Eastern Europe and was latterly with Addleshaw Goddard, a top 15 firm in the UK. He qualified as a corporate lawyer and his main areas of specialism are mergers & acquisitions and group re-organisations. He also provides general corporate advice on an ongoing basis to companies registered in England & Wales.

James has recently worked on the acquisition of a specialist finance house in London by a Swiss company backed by finance from the Arabian Gulf and, for the same client, the acquisition of a football club in the UK and the prepartion of documents in relation to an unsuccessful bid to acquire the BMW Sauber Formula 1 racing team. Previous deals James has been involved with include acting for the drinks company Diageo in a re-organisation of it’s African interests followed by assisting in the preparation of all the documentation required to implement a joint venture between Diageo, Heineken and Namibian Breweries in South Africa.

During his time at L&G Law Group James will be looking to assist the corporate team, in particular in relation to any issues which arise for clients in the UK.