James Libson Partner, Head of Mishcon Private

Contact Information

+44 20 3321 7132

Personal Profile

James is the Executive Partner of Mishcon de Reya and is Head of Mishcon Private. Prior to these appointments he was Head of the Firm's Litigation Department for four years.

He acts for a wide variety of clients such as high profile individuals, corporations, families, family offices and charities. James is unusual in that he provides a broad range of legal expertise which includes defamation, privacy, employment, commercial disputes and litigation. James believes in the importance of a long-term advisory role with clients and acts for many as their trusted advisor. Legal 500 have listed him as a legal expert in commercial litigation, employment and defamation and Chambers describes him as a "lateral thinker with innovative ideas".

He is also listed in the 2013 Citywealth Leaders List.

Career History

Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Articled, Mishcon de Reya

Articles and Publications

Discrimination and UK Employment Law: The Impact of Global Conflict on Domestic Legislation (co-authored with Alexandra Fawcett for the New York State Bar Association Journal);