James Hayes


James is a Partner in the Corporate Division at mfg Solicitors and has over 30 years’ experience advising local and international companies  on their mergers acquisitions and disposals in England and Wales. He is recognised as the trusted UK legal advisor to many internationally quoted public companies, as well as enjoying direct involvement with local owner managed businesses.

Areas of Expertise:

He has a proven track record in advising on transactional and non-transactional matters for owner managed businesses, UK subsidiaries and publicly quoted companies. James’ clients include Irish, UK, European and US companies from a variety of sector types.

He advises on company sales and acquisitions, restructures, joint ventures, public and private share issues, and strategic commercial contracts.  He is known for his ability to find solutions to complex problems, to provide strategic advice, and to move matters forward efficiently.

James is based at the firm’s Worcester office.


"We required advice regarding the sale of our business and were put in touch with James Hayes whose professional and understanding of our situation was 1st class."