James Foster is an Investment Manager in LCM’s London office, having joined in April 2020.
Before moving to the world of litigation finance James was a partner with the international law firm Gowling WLG. He has more than 30 years’ experience of international arbitration and litigation in the UK, the Far East and the Middle East with a particular focus on dispute resolution in the construction and infrastructure sectors. He is a former vice-chairman of the Society of Construction Law (Gulf) and has an MA in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford.
James is the co-author of the UAE chapter in the Law Business Research Guide to Litigation Funding, a global review of the law and practice of third party funding.
In 2021 Lawdragon again selected James as one of their 100 Global Leaders in Legal Finance. Who’s Who Legal has also named him among their global Thought Leaders in Third-Party Funding.
“Why ‘Lit to Arb’ should be welcomed to avoid pandemic delays”; published in Global Arbitration Review (April 2020)