James Fagan

  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom

James Fagan is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. He has a broad practice within commercial litigation and arbitration.

Mr. Fagan qualified as a solicitor at Latham & Watkins in September 2016, having trained with the firm in the Derivatives, Banking and Litigation & Trial Departments in the London office and the Litigation & Trial Department in the Hong Kong office.

Mr Fagan’s representative experience includes advising on:

  • An appeal to the UK Supreme Court on the proper interpretation of the Recognition of Trusts Act 1987
  • An English law SIAC arbitration concerning a failure to ship iron ore involving issues regarding contractual variations, waivers, and termination
  • A construction dispute concerning a solar power project in the Philippines involving issues of liquidated damages, indirect loss and litigation strategy
  • A dispute regarding ownership of a Swiss domiciled, artwork dealing joint venture
  • Discrete issues arising in various matters including: a Russian loan note arbitration; South American sovereign bond litigation; UK convertible bond litigation; and a Nordic territory dispute concerning financial payment infrastructure
  • Bar Qualification
    • England and Wales (Solicitor)
    • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, 2014
    • Bachelor of Civil Law, University of Oxford, Mansfield College, 2013
    • Bachelor of Civil Law (International), University College Dublin, 2012
  • Practices
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