The firm advised on several high-profile transactions, including three award-winning deals.
James Clayton-Payne, a mergers and acquisitions lawyer, advises on complex cross-border M&A and joint venture transactions across all sectors in Asia and the Middle East.
Mr. Clayton-Payne has been resident in Asia since 2010, and in Singapore since 2012, where he advises infrastructure, venture capital, and buyout funds, as well as corporates and founders. He helps clients on:
- Energy and infrastructure
- Natural resources
- Private equity
- Venture capital
Mr. Clayton-Payne helps clients investing in jurisdictions from the Middle East to Australia navigate the unique legal and regulatory regimes in the region, having successfully executed transactions across 30 countries.
He complements his regional focus with a real understanding of his clients requirements, drawn from in-house secondments in London and Hong Kong at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the Royal Bank of Scotland, and Morgan Stanley.