James Fox is a Group Partner within the Corporate department in Jersey. He joined Appleby in August 2018 with over 18 years’ experience of corporate legal work in Jersey and the UK.

James has wide ranging expertise in corporate matters.  He worked as a corporate lawyer in the UK from 1999 to 2006 for Shepherd and Wedderburn and then Dundas & Wilson acting on a broad range of public and private M&A transactions in addition to IPO and fund raising work for public company clients.  He also provided corporate governance and regulatory advice to listed clients.  He moved to Jersey in 2006 and worked for another offshore law firm before joining Appleby.

He has acted for clients in banking and finance, real estate investment structuring, fund formation and finance, M&A and IPO transactions.  He has an extensive knowledge of the legal and regulatory regime in Jersey.

He takes a commercial approach to delivering legal advice and solving legal issues for clients.

James has contributed to a number of publications.  He also regularly speaks at conferences and seminars as well as providing tailored training to clients.



  • University of Glasgow


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Appleby strengthens Corporate team in Jersey with addition of new Partner

James Fox joins Appleby as a Corporate Partner.

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