James Evelegh

Associate

  • LPC, Distinction, BPP Law School, 2015
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, Commendation, BPP Law School, 2014
  • MA Hons (History), Upper Second Class (2:1), University of Edinburgh, 2013

Qualifications

  • England and Wales, Solicitor, 2017
  • Law Society of England and Wales

James Evelegh

Associate

James Evelegh joined the corporate and private equity transactions group of Ropes & Gray’s London office as an associate in 2017. Prior to joining the firm, James trained at the London office of an international firm with a strong focus on corporate acquisitions and private equity.

James has a range of experience acting for private equity clients on acquisitions and disposals.

Experience

Experience prior to joining Ropes & Gray:

  • Advised a private equity sponsor on its acquisition of an international health foods business.
  • Advised a private equity sponsor on its acquisition of a large film studios operator.
  • Advised a private equity sponsor on its bolt on acquisition of an outdoors maintenance business.
  • Advised a private equity sponsor on its bolt on acquisition of a domestic cleaning business.
  • Advised a private equity sponsor on its acquisition of a hospitality software business.