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.