James Sheridan


Approaches each individual matter with the right level of detail, is a lawyer who wants to get a deal done.


Chambers and Partners Research

Very pragmatic and knowledgeable; a deal maker not breaker.

Chambers and Partners

Chambers and Partners Research

Excellent at cutting to the heart of issues and identifying what is important and what is not.

Leading Individual

Legal 500

Legal Directory Ranking

Very patient, a good listener and proactive. Superb all round.

Chambers and Parners

James Sheridan

Head of Corporate - Corporate

James joined Turner Parkinson in 2011, following stints at global law firm Baker & McKenzie and UK national firm Halliwells.

Ranked by Experian Corpfin as one of the North West’s top deals lawyers, James has advised on some of the region’s best known transactions.

The Legal 500 describes James as "a dealmaker with an uncanny ability to cut through complex issues and reassure the client as well as inspire confidence in the other side", while in Chambers and Partners, he is described as "practical and technically excellent" with a "great reputation in the North West", and praised for being "very pragmatic and knowledgeable; a deal maker not breaker”.

James works with a wide range of public and private companies, from large corporates to emerging high growth businesses, on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions, public and private fundraising and strategic projects both in the UK and overseas.

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