James McKean

Biography

His recent instructions include assisting the Secretary of State for Transport in a commercial claim brought by Eurotunnel, acting for an investment bank in a share trading dispute, and drafting a claim against an administrator based on conduct in multiple jurisdictions.

Before coming to the Bar, James read history at Lincoln College, Oxford, coming fifth in his year and receiving the highest arts mark in his college. He then took a double-first in the accelerated senior status law degree at St John’s College, Cambridge, and received the two highest student scholarships awarded by Lincoln’s Inn. He has also worked in New Delhi and Shanghai.

Contact details

james.mckean@newsquare chambers.co.uk

Areas of Practice

Dispute Resolution
Commercial

Year Qualified

2017

Education

BA Law (Senior Status), St John’s College, Cambridge (First Class)
BA History, Lincoln College, Oxford (First Class)

Memberships

COMBAR
ChBA
PBA
ConTrA