James McKnight


James is a member of our Hong Kong office. He specialises in investment funds and corporate matters involving both Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands law. 

Prior to joining us in 2016, James practised at the Hong Kong office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. There he gained extensive onshore experience assisting managers based in Hong Kong, China, Japan, Singapore, the European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States. In his current practice, James advises on all aspects of the formation, maintenance and restructuring of various types of funds, including hedge funds and private equity funds. He also advises fund managers on associated regulatory issues across both Europe and Asia. 

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