James Jackson


+65 6962 7528

James Jackson’s practice focuses on representing emerging companies, venture capital funds, private equity funds and other institutional investors in equity financing and mergers and acquisitions transactions. He has represented clients on transactions involving target companies in a broad array of industries including infrastructure, logistics, telecommunications and business process outsourcing, among others. His experience covers many geographies both in Asia and globally, including China, Australia, Southeast Asia, Korea, India, the US and Canada. James has also represented clients on a variety of transaction structures – leveraged and unleveraged buyouts, venture, growth equity and late stage financings, distressed acquisitions and debt-to-equity swaps.

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  • Harvard Law School
    JD, cum laude

  • University of Texas
    BA, Asia Studies and Chinese Language
    with honors

Admissions & Credentials

New York

Hong Kong (Registered Foreign Lawyer, New York)

Cooley GO in Asia

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Ocean Financial Centre
10 Collyer Quay
Level 37 Raffles Place
Singapore 049315