Roger James

Partner

Ogletree Deakins

Roger is a member of Ogletree’s International Practice Group, based in their London office. He has a particular niche in international issues and oversees the challenges of employing people in multiple jurisdictions for multinational clients.

Roger’s clients are across all sectors and range from global multinationals to start ups. His work covers all aspects of employment law across multiple jurisdictions including in particular:

  • Executive hiring and firing
  • RIFs and restructuring
  • acquisition, due diligence and harmonisation
  • investigations and litigation
  • union and industrial action issues

Roger qualified in 1996 and joined Ogletree in May 2017 from an international firm where he had headed the Employment Team and split his time between the firm’s UK and Singapore offices. As such Roger has particular expertise dealing with labor and employment law issues in Europe and Asia.