James Brady’s practice focuses on litigation and dispute resolution. 

He has particular experience advising on commercial disputes including those involving interim injunctions (including freezing injunctions), banking disputes, and investigations by regulatory and other law enforcement authorities including the UK Financial Conduct Authority, the Prudential Regulation Authority and the Serious Fraud Office. He is a co-author of the UK chapter of the Global Investigations Reviews Securities and Related Investigations ‘Know- How’ Guide.

In 2014, James was recognised as an ‘associate to watch’ in the Banking Litigation rankings in Chambers UK, where was described as “attracting praise for his impressive attention to detail” and as being “very intelligent, hard-working and understands the law extremely well”.

James joined the firm in 2014 having previously worked at Clifford Chance LLP in London and Dubai from 2008 to 2014.


UK Supreme Court Asserts Jurisdiction Because Conspiracy Was Hatched in England,” (co-author with Sunil Gadhia and Marina Zarubin), Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, April 30, 2018. 

Securities and Related Investigations Know-How Guide,” (co-author of the U.K. chapter), Global Investigations Review, October 17, 2017.


Securities and Related Investigations Know-How Guide,” (co-author of the U.K. chapter), Global Investigations Review, February 4, 2016.

Financial crime compliance—joining up the dots,” (co-author with Sunil Gadhia), PLC Magazine, Thomson Reuters, July 23, 2015.