James Macfarlane


Trainee Solicitor

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James joined Birketts in September 2021 as a Trainee Solicitor.

James is undertaking his first seat in the Regulatory and Corporate Defence Team, based in our Ipswich office.

Prior to joining Birketts James worked as a Paralegal in a variety of roles, most recently working in house for Cyber AI unicorn Darktrace, where his role included negotiating a variety of commercial contracts, and working closely with the General Counsel and external advisors in preparation for the company’s recent listing on the London Stock Exchange. 

James recently attained a Commendation on his LPC with BPP Cambridge. James studied the course on a part time basis, alongside his employment, completing electives in Advanced Commercial Litigation, Shipping and International Trade, and Employment.