James Halstead is a partner in the Corporate Practice and is resident in Covington's London office.
Mr. Halstead advises on a range of corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, public and private financings, and restructurings. Mr. Halstead also advises on commercial transactions including technology transfers, intellectual property pipeline arrangements, licensing and joint ventures.
Mr. Halstead acts for companies at all stages of development, as well as investors and management teams. His practice covers a wide range of industries; he has particular expertise in advising on deals in the life sciences and technology sectors. Chambers UK (2012) characterises him as "part of the next generation of top operators within the [life sciences] market.”