James Shaw

Partner | London Cambridge

Secretary Emma Penhaligon


Track record


Advising Elasmogen on corporate matters relating to its spin-out from the University of Aberdeen.

Investment into Cazoo

Advising an investor syndicate led by Stride VC on the multiple rounds of finance (to ultimately SPAC) in Cazoo Ltd, the used car marketplace.


Representing Stride.VC and a series of other investors on the multiple rounds of financing of Cazoo Ltd, the disruptive start-up to the second hand car market in the UK

Sweet Capital

Representing Sweet Capital (the private investment fund of the Founders of King.com) - across multiple consumer mobile disruptive investments on a global basis

Fintech disrupter

Representing a Fintech disrupter on its major European Growth Strategy


Outside General Counsel to Mologic Ltd - a point-of-care diagnostics spin-out from Alere

Global Health Diagnostics Ltd

Outside General Counsel to Global Health Diagnostics Ltd


Outside General Counsel to In3Bio - an immuno-oncology business with a pipeline of early stage clinical assets


  • Early Stage Funding, Startup and SME club, 3/8/2018

  • Funding AI, VR And AR Startups In MedTech For Growth, February 2018 (panel member)

  • What Does The Future Hold For Digital Health? Biotechs and the City, September 2017 (panel member)

  • Fintech Phenomena; Cross Border Growth & Success, Digital Freedom Festival, Riga, 2017

  • Crossing The Valley Of Death: Funding, Financing & Strategy, Biotech & Money 2016 (panel member)