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James Macdonald

senior associate, litigation and dispute resolution

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about James

James has extensive experience in commercial litigation, insolvency and telecommunications matters.

He has acted for clients in the financial services, telecommunications, agriculture, petroleum, construction, industries, among others.

Before joining Macpherson Kelley, James practiced at a major global law firm and as a barrister in South Africa.  James also held an inhouse counsel role at a  top-50 ASX-listed financial services company, responsible for managing their general insurance-related response to the Financial Services Royal Commission.

James recognises the value of quickly gaining a thorough understanding of his clients’ commercial objectives and strategy to develop tailored solutions to their legal issues which are appropriate, effective and in their long-term interests.

James’ ability to provide high quality, commercially sound and tailored solutions under pressure, makes him a valuable asset to clients.

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additional qualifications

James is a dual-qualified practitioner, admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of NSW and as a barrister in the High Court of South Africa.