James Corlett

Managing Partner

James is the Managing Partner of Beyond Law Group’s specialist corporate and commercial practice, Beyond Corporate, and specialises in commercial contracts, IP and technology transactions. He has extensive in-house experience and advises clients ranging from fast-growth start-ups to globally listed companies on the full range of commercial agreements, IP, distribution, franchising, data and commercial law-related issues.

Highly experienced in dealing with manufacturing, services and consumer-facing agreements, James has particular expertise in the retail sector, with a strong track record in acting for food and beverage clients, as well as being in-house counsel for an international fashion retail group, providing extensive cross-border and franchising experience. 

Originally from the North West, he has spent the majority of his career working across London and Manchester, latterly as a partner with an international law firm.