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James Froud

Partner, London

James is a Partner in the London Real Estate Team specialising in all aspects of investment, development, finance and landlord and tenant matters, with a particular emphasis on high value investment and portfolio transactions.


James has 12 years' experience in the City looking after a range of clients including leading UK and international pension funds, financial institutions and international investors. He specialises in complex high value investment transactions and has been a trusted advisor to a number of household names.

James regularly acts on significant acquisitions, disposals and high value lettings across all asset classes and, in addition to his investment expertise, has considerable experience in property finance and development transactions. 

Prior to joining DWF, James spent a number of years at international City firms CMS Cameron McKenna and Stephenson Harwood. 

In 2015 he was recognised as a "Rising Star" in the Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers List.