City-trained James arrives having specialised in commercial property for over a decade. Noted as a leading bridging finance expert, his client base comprises all-sized businesses involved in the buying, selling and leasing of properties of all types.
James has previously acted for the likes of Valad, in addition to a range of fund managers, property companies and institutional investors.
His experience in advising lenders has seen him complete on a huge range of highly unique and bespoke deals due to the specialised nature of his knowledge and expertise
Prior to joining Keystone, James spent time at leading City law firm Taylor Wessing, where he trained, as well as US firm Reed Smith. He also spent a period of time working in-house with a well-known property investment company.
James Knight, founder and Managing Director of Keystone Law, commented:
“James will make an excellent addition to the Commercial Property team at what is an interesting time in the industry on an international scale. His specialised skillset will add a different dynamic to our robust real estate offering.”
James Goff added:
“I am delighted to be joining Keystone and look forward to working for a firm with a structure that is able to accommodate a high volume of matters combined with a quick turnaround – which truly reflects the nature of the 'bridging' industry.”