James is a restructuring specialist with a focus on advising SME’s and their stakeholders. He is experienced in accelerated acquisition and disposals, and performing strategic reviews.

Additionally, he is driving forward RSM’s Standby Service, aimed at the Alternative Finance sector, which establishes a contingency service for the rundown of a platforms loan ledger in the event of a platform failure. 

James played a key role in cross-border multi-jurisdictional restructuring projects, including a two year off-shore assignment supporting the administrators of a $5bn asset Bahrain-based investment bank, Awal Bank – in administration since 2009.

He has been ACCA qualified since 2012, JIEB qualified since 2017, and has five years’ experience in the Yorkshire restructuring market in addition to his international experience. James has been based in London since early 2017.