James Carter, Partner
James specialises in a wide range of taxation matters.
AboutJames specialises in a wide range of taxation matters. His principal emphasis lies in four main areas: corporate tax, including company acquisitions and disposals, corporate reconstructions and private equity transactions; financial services and funds taxation; property tax, specifically inward investment; and employee benefits, including work on ESOPs, EMI schemes and approved/unapproved share incentive schemes.
James is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Advising a leading UK investment manager on its conversion to an LLP, and related staff incentive arrangements
- Handling the complex tax aspects of a major restructuring for a leading management, systems and technology consultancy operating worldwide, involving a Court approved scheme of arrangement and return of capital
- Advising on the introduction of a bespoke share incentive scheme for a private equity backed trading group
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Dalton Capital (Holdings) Limited on its sale to Polar Capital Holdings Plc
This acquisition has a strong strategic rationale for Polar Capital with its growth and diversification strategy.
Charles Russell Speechlys expands Art law practice
Charles Russell Speechlys is expanding its Art law practice with the hire as partners of Tim Maxwell and Rudy Capildeo.
The Lawyer and Legal Cheek report on Charles Russell Speechlys' autumn retention rate
Sports Law, evolved.
Charles Russell Speechlys is delighted to announce that the partners and staff of Couchmans will be joining the firm on 22 January 2018.
Charles Russell Speechlys reports solid growth ahead of international expansion
Revenues at Charles Russell Speechlys for the year ending 30 April 2017 rose three per cent to £144m.
Charles Russell Speechlys supports Somerset House through new corporate sponsorship
We are delighted to sponsor Somerset House - a perfect collaboration which reflects our values, identity and culture.
Charles Russell Speechlys expands its presence by launching in Hong Kong and Dubai
The firm's move into Hong Kong and Dubai fits squarely within our international expansion strategy.
Charles Russell Speechlys ranked in Top 50 UK first-ever Social Mobility Employer Index
The list includes those who have taken the most action to improve social mobility in the workplace.
Charles Russell Speechlys appoints Heather Maizels as a Senior Adviser
The appointment strengthens the firm's leading position as private wealth lawyers, particularly amongst global families.
Charles Russell Speechlys appoints art litigation specialist
Charles Russell Speechlys is pleased to announce the appointment of Ludovic de Walden, effective 1 May 2017.
Charles Russell Speechlys reports increased revenues and profits in first full year post-merger
Revenues for the year ending 30 April 2016 rose to £140m, an increase of 4 per cent compared with the firm’s revenues in 2014-15.