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James Newton

Senior Manager

James is a Senior Manager within SSQ’s UK in-house business. He specialises in placing lawyers into the in-house legal teams of some of the most well-known financial services institutions. More broadly he works on opportunities within a wide range of sectors and industries.

James joined SSQ in 2017 after completing a Masters in Law and his LPC.


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

Track record

Head of Legal
Hedge Fund, UK
Funds Counsel
Private Equity, UK
Deputy General Counsel
Manufacturing, UK
Senior Legal Counsel
Banking, UK
Senior Legal Counsel
Venture Capital, UK
Senior Legal Counsel
Manufacturing UK
Competition Counsel
Legal Counsel
Fintech, UK
Legal Counsel
Real Estate, UK
M&A Counsel
Gaming, UK
James Newton

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