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James Frecknall


  • Associate | M&A and Private Equity


T: +44.20.7972.6240

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James Frecknall represents corporates, financial institutions, and private equity houses on a wide spectrum of cross-border transactions. 

James’s corporate practice includes experience advising on public and private disposals and acquisitions and strategic joint ventures as well as capital markets transactions and minority investments.

The Legal 500 UK recognises James in the M&A: Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals category, where clients describe him as "an experienced, smart, creative, friendly, collaborative, business-minded, proactive, and strong negotiator."

Before joining Fried Frank, James worked at another international law firm. He also spent a period on secondment at Lonmin Plc, a British-headquartered South African platinum mining company, during its protracted public takeover by Sibanye-Stillwater.

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