James Roome is a member of Bingham’s Executive Board and is managing partner of the firm’s London, Frankfurt and Hong Kong offices. He is also co-chair of the firm’s global Financial Restructuring Group (European head). An English lawyer who concentrates on UK and cross-border insolvency, workouts and restructurings, James handles litigation and advises on a wide range of debt and equity investments on behalf of financial institution clients. He has advised on numerous restructurings of distressed bonds, notes and loans in Europe.
James is consistently named as a leading individual by Chambers UK
, Chambers Global
, Chambers Europe
, the Legal 500
, PLC’s Cross-Border Restructuring and Insolvency Handbook
, Who’s Who Legal
, and IFLR 1000
, among others.
James was admitted as a solicitor in England in 1984 and in Hong Kong in 1985. He is a licensed insolvency practitioner.