James McFarlane

Partner
James advises a range of quoted and private companies in financial services and the industrial, retail, leisure and natural resources sectors

James joined Maitland/AMO in 2014. He was previously an associate director at Smithfield (now part of Edelman) and has over ten years’ experience in capital markets and corporate communications. He has advised a range of quoted and private companies in financial services and the industrial, retail, leisure and natural resources sectors, and has worked on a number of complex and high profile capital raisings, restructurings and M&A transactions.

A graduate of Edinburgh University, James began his career with UBS Investment Bank in New York. Before specialising in financial PR he also worked in corporate governance for BlackRock and joined the Conservative Party press office for the 2010 general election campaign.

James is responsible for recruitment and managing the analysts and consultants at Maitland.