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An experienced business advisor with over 25 years of accumulated experience, wisdom and insight, Andrew has hundreds of mergers and acquisition deals under his belt, and has dealt with all shapes and sizes of other business deals and issues.


"...impressed with Andrew's depth of knowledge, experience and the swift response...'

"You helped our problems go away"

"...enquiring, pragmatic and solutions-driven approach..."

"A commercial approach to solutions rather than risk averse"

"A naturally gifted lawyer"

"...intelligent, enquiring and perceptive..."

"He will always pick up on the right issues quickly"

"Andrew's experience, practical and sensible advice resulted in clear legal documentation being emailed to me within 24 hours"

"Technically very competent"

"Very good at drafting agreements"

"Andrew has a very strong skills set which he can apply to a broad range of corporate and commercial matters. He quickly spots where the real issues lie and suggests creative and effective ways to resolve them and get deals done"

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Peace of mind

OnHand Counsel Limited has £5m PI cover - the same level of protection and peace of mind (in many cases more than the same!) as you will get from all but the very biggest full-service law firms.

As a regulated solicitor and a regulated body, Andrew James/OnHand Counsel Limited are required to retain professional independence and are committed to maintain professional ethics.


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What clients say about Andrew James

“Good quality legal advice from an experienced lawyer at a fair price”

“You give me confidence that you will help us achieve the best outcome for our business”

“Andrew was a very conscientious and effective operator”

“Many organisations struggle to find a pragmatic and cost effective solution to the issue of accessing decent legal guidance from a suitably experienced lawyer and Andrew solves that problem”

“He is reliable and responsive and I would be happy to recommend him to any business owner who wants a pragmatic business lawyer offering excellent value for money and with a refreshingly personal touch."

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