Shearman & Sterling LLP multinational law firm headquartered in New York City, United States.

James Clayton-Payne is an English-qualified counsel in our Singapore M&A team. James has practiced in London, Hong Kong and Singapore and has been based permanently in Asia since 2010. James specializes in private equity investments, exits, secondary acquisitions and restructurings.

James has worked in-house at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the Royal Bank of Scotland and Morgan Stanley.

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