Locum Services for Law Firms and In House Legal Departments

Steven Janes

Steven Janes

Solicitor(35 Years)

Former partner at global top 10 firm, experienced in commercial/corporate and financial services, working on interim basis at senior levels in-house & private practice.

I have worked in private practice with major global law firms in the UK, Europe, America and Asia, and as head of a team of 10 lawyers at a large UK business service group. As a locum I have supported traditional private practice firms and ‘new model’ virtual firms. When working in-house, clients range from owner-managed businesses through to larger private and listed companies, and large organisations. Recent examples: (i) a UK public sector agency promoting business development in the space/satellite sector (Interim Head of Legal) (ii) a leading UK provider of managed IT services (Interim Head of Legal) (iii) independent UK University educational business (member of legal team negotiating M&A); (iv) UK-German company developing blockchain technology data storage network with associated crypto-currency (in-house counsel).

Qualifications : LLB in English & French Law – Birmingham University. MA in Business Law – City University, London. Diploma in French Law – Universite de Limoges.
Professional Memberships : Solicitor, England & Hong Kong “Conseil juridique” (France – not active)
Area of Expertise : Business acquisitions, sales, Commercial and investment projects, Cross-border transactions, Financial services product & regulatory support.
  • Anywhere for projects, Midlands, Thames Valley, London for regular commute.