James is a partner in the Sports and Entertainment Group, specialising in corporate tax advice for the film and TV sector.
His work predominantly centres on advising clients who are claiming corporation tax credits in respect of shows being made wholly or partly in the UK.
His clients range from US studios to small UK independent producers, as well as a variety of specialist facilities companies in the sector.
James also advises corporate clients in a range of other sectors, particularly in areas involving international tax issues.
- Advising on how to access and maximise UK creative sector tax credits.
- Initial planning/structuring advice for production companies.
- Assisting with withholding tax or intellectual property tax issues.
- Advising on transfer pricing and other cross-border issues.
James is married with two children and lives in London. Outside of work, James enjoys music, the cinema and playing tennis.