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James Cowell Associate
James has extensive experience of advising companies and
their shareholders and directors acting on their corporate
transactions. James has developed a niche specialism in
advising businesses in the electronics waste recycling/reuse
industry and has negotiated deals with major household names
to whom his clients provide recycling services.
James qualified with a firm in the City and spent a
further two years in London before moving to the North West.
He joined Taylors, having spent over 5 years working in
Manchester in the Corporate Department of a national law
firm. His experience extends to:-
- Business Sales
- Acquisitions and Disposals
- Corporate Finance
- Shareholder Agreements
- Joint Ventures
- Management Buy Outs and Buy Ins
- Venture Capital
including acting on the sale of a large insurance broker
to a major European insurance company, acting for one of
Europe’s largest credit management companies on the disposal
of part of its business and the sale of a multi-national
travel consultancy and event organiser to a major UK
exhibition and conference host.
Whilst he is now settled in Bolton with his wife, James
retains some ties with the area he grew up in and can
regularly be seen at lower league football grounds in the
North West, where he supports Peterborough United. He is
also a keen golfer, playing off a handicap of 7.
Ten Things About... James
- What is your favourite film?
- What was the last CD you bought?
The Fear is Excruciating, But Therein Lies the Answer
by Red Sparowes
- Where is your dream holiday destination?
The hotel on Antigua where my wife and I went on our
honeymoon – absolute bliss
- If you could have any job in the world, what would
Manager of the England football team - £6M a year for
a part time role which seemingly requires little in the
way of ability
- What book are you reading now?
The Raw Shark Texts by Steven Hall
- If I could meet one person - dead or alive - it
- If I was not doing this right now, I'd be…
- I’m good at:
Advising my clients on corporate and commercial
issues various aspects of their businesses
- I am not a politician, but if I was…
I probably wouldn't be very good as one, as I prefer
to avoid unnecessary point-scoring and try to achieve a
solution that suits all parties where possible
- At school, I always wanted to be a…
Professional golfer (or, strangely, a long-distance