Focused on In-House, Law Firm (Associate), Law Firm (Partner)

James Newton


New York

James is an Director at SSQ and runs SSQ’s operation in the USA, having relocated to New York in 2023.

James specialises in assisting Am Law clients with strategic team, partner and attorney hiring and has extensive experience in conducting exclusive searches for key clients across all practice areas and all markets.

James joined SSQ in 2017 having graduated from Durham University and completed his LPC.


  • English


  • University of Law, LPC
  • University of Durham, LLM Global Finance Law
  • University of Newcastle, LLB Law