More than law.
Blaser Mills Law is a leading UK law firm, with offices in the City of London and the Home Counties. Our firm is consistently ranked in industry recognised publications, the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.
We offer a full breadth of business-related legal services and we regularly advise large organisations across their business operations.
We act for blue-chip companies that are household names as well as SMEs, entrepreneurs and not-for-profit organisations.
Blaser Mills Law has expanded into international markets, regularly advising clients in the UK doing business overseas and international clients wanting to invest in the UK.
The firm has a rich history and we have retained our reputation for high-quality legal advice from lawyers who are experts in their fields. At the same time, our modern and innovative approach means that we deliver practical and cost-effective solutions.
Blaser Mills Law provides support at every stage of a business life cycle; from formation, to growth, to sale. We act for all sizes of business client, including start-ups; privately owned, family businesses; and multibillion-pound, multinational PLCs. Our offering to clients is both broad and substantial, enabling us to have a holistic view of individual challenges.
As our clients’ businesses grow, every day brings new challenges. We use the law to turn problems, threats and dangers into opportunities. We keep them informed of changes to the law and best practices. We proactively highlight the issues our clients need to be aware of when expanding their businesses, in the UK or overseas. More than this, in a complaint-based culture, we offer assurance and security to our clients.
People are at the centre of everything that we do. Our teams work hard to understand our clients and get to know them and their businesses in order to become their trusted advisers. Law can be fairly complex but we want our clients to enjoy dealing with us.
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James is a versatile Commercial lawyer who has built considerable experience in advising clients, specialising in Employment and Data Protection law with particular expertise in the Automotive and Transport sector.
James uses his knowledge and experience to help company boards and is a non-executive director of a fast growing UK based technology business.
With over 20 years’ experience James has considerable knowledge and experience in transactional work and commercial agreements. He regularly acts for businesses within the sports, automotive and transport industries including the developing Electrical Vehicle Market. He is also helping companies with the growing market for Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)
James regularly advises clients on general employment and HR matters, dismissals, discrimination, settlement agreements, redundancy and employment tribunal and other litigation claims and disputes. He also helps businesses and business people with non-contentious work including the drafting of employment related agreements, including incentive arrangements, consultancy agreements, policies & procedures together with the employment aspects of restructurings and transactions, including cross-border work.
His clients are typically SMEs and entrepreneurs in the Thames Valley, where he uses his experience to help them manage risk, grow, and expand their business interests.
James helps businesses navigate data protection and e-privacy practice and legislation including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). He is an IT Governance qualified GDPR practitioner and also a qualified GDPR Data Protection Officer (DPO), a qualification that is recognised by Supervisory Authorities Europe-wide. He regularly advises businesses on GDPR compliance, data flow analysis, data protection documentation including notices, policies and data sharing/transfer arrangements, subject access requests and data breach, including reporting to and liaison with the ICO. He also acts as the DPO for clients operating in a range of sectors. His clients operate globally and including businesses in the UK, Europe, United States, Australia and New Zealand.
James is recognised as a leading practitioner by both Chambers & Partners UK and The Legal 500. He is a member of IR Global a network of international law firms and regularly advises overseas clients on UK employment and data protection matters. He is also a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.
BM Data Services provide a range of bespoke data protection (EU Article 27 GDPR & UK) representation and consultancy services to businesses. Our consultants are specifically qualified to advise on business issues relating to the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’), which came in to force on 25 May 2018 and general data protection requirements, including data protection officer services. For more information click here.Show more +
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