James Hockin

Partner | London

Client services contact Danielle Bye


Track record

Employment advice

Providing employment advice to Renault Group on the acquisition of Lotus F1 and its €1.5 billion investment in motorsport and technology.

Multi-million pound High Court claim

Successfully representing OMV Petrom S.A. against Glencore International A.G. in a multi-million pound High Court claim regarding the sale of crude oil in Romania in the mid 1990s and subsequently successfully defending an appeal by Glencore against the c.$40million damages awarded to OMV Petrom in 2015.

Contractual documents for Italian companies

Drafting contractual documents for Italian companies engaging senior executives in the UK and USA.

CEO's exit package

Assisting the CEO of a global investment company with the negotiation of the financial and non-financial elements of his exit package.

Formula 1 Team employment law advice

Providing strategic and reactive employment law advice to the Renault Sport Formula 1 Team.

Part 8 claim

Working with Claire Christy on a client's successful Part 8 claim to rectify a UK company's register of members.