James SHAERFSenior Associate, Freshfields
James has represented clients in international and investment treaty arbitrations under all major institutional rules and in ad hoc arbitrations, with particular emphasis on complex commercial disputes under English law.
James has also acted for clients in proceedings in the English courts (Commercial Court and Chancery Division) and in large-scale regulatory investigations.
James's industry experience includes but is not limited to hedge funds, derivatives, credit cards and payment systems, real estate, oil and gas (including oil rig and platform disputes), electricity, mining, telecommunications, and defence.
James speaks English and French.