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James Chapman

  • Position: General Counsel and Company Secretary

Appointed: June 2015

James is a practising solicitor with over 20 years’ experience working with Empresaria. He qualified as a solicitor in 2001 with international legal practice Osborne Clarke, specialising in corporate finance (principally M&A, capital markets/IPO, fundraising and restructuring) and acting for a range of corporate and investment bank clients.

James joined Empresaria in 2009 to establish the Group’s in-house legal team and was appointed Company Secretary in June 2015. He manages the Group’s in-house legal and company secretarial teams and is responsible for advising the Board on legal and governance matters.

Other key external appointments: None

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