As an Equity Partner in Oury Clark Chartered Accountants, established in 1935, James founded in 1997 Oury Clark Solicitors, a central London law practice. James is a founding shareholder in Clareville Capital Partners LLP, a London-based hedge fund company established in November 1996. Clareville¡¯s Pegasus fund established in 1997 has over 200 investors and has been part of the MSCI Hedge Fund Index since July 2004. From 2004 to date James has worked with a number of start-up companies emanating from the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College, Kings College, University College London, The BioFrontiers Institute in Colorado, Harvard/MIT and Cornell. Having been educated at Eton College, James read Law at the University of Buckingham is a dual qualified practising solicitor, member of the Law Society of England and Wales, The International Bar Association and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. James has been recognised for his work in acting pro bono for indigent death row inmates globally as well as acting for the families affected by the London bombings in 2005.