- Hong Kong
- Law Practice
Benjamin James's Overview
- Associate at Kirkland & Ellis
- Associate at Latham & Watkins
- Associate at Fried Frank
- Associate at Vinson & Elkins LLP
- Summer Associate at O'Melveny & Myers LLP
- Law Clerk at Lovells
- Columbia University School of Law
- Brigham Young University
Benjamin James' Experience
Partnership; 1001-5000 employees; Law Practice industry
September 2011 – Present (1 year 10 months) Hong Kong
Came over with a group from my previous firm to set-up K&E's US capital markets practice in Asia.
From my professional profile:
Ben James is a corporate associate in the Hong Kong office of Kirkland & Ellis. Mr. James focuses on corporate and securities law matters, including US equity and debt registered offerings, Rule 144A/Regulation S equity and debt offerings, private placements and H share offerings. He has worked extensively across the Greater China region, particularly in the energy and technology sectors. He has experience in advising Chinese issuers and international underwriters in capital markets transactions, as well as in advising public and private companies and financial institutions in mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions.
August 2010 – September 2011 (1 year 2 months)
February 2010 – August 2010 (7 months)
September 2007 – January 2010 (2 years 5 months)
June 2006 – August 2006 (3 months)
May 2005 – August 2005 (4 months)
Benjamin James' Skills & Expertise
Benjamin James' Education
Columbia University School of Law
2004 – 2007
Brigham Young University
BA, International Studies
2001 – 2004
Benjamin James' Additional Information
- Honors and Awards:
“The Use of Special Committees in Mergers and Acquisitions,” Texas Journal of Business Law, Spring 2008.
“Expanding the Gap: How the Rural Property System Exacerbates China's Urban-Rural Gap,” Columbia Journal of Asian Law, Spring 2007.