James Bulpitt, Scots law banking & finance lawyer and legal technologist
(Edinburgh) - Scots law banking & finance lawyer and legal technologist; I am a Scots law qualified solicitor working in both the banking and legal technology arenas. I am also a legal technologist with a focus on legal processes and have led the delivery of a successful legal technology project to a commercial UK bank. The project won the Innovation Award at the Law Awards of Scotland 2020 and was highly commended in the 2020 Lawyer Awards ‘Most Innovative Use of Technology’ category.
"As a member of the banking and finance team at Shepherd + Wedderburn, James deals with all aspects of banking work and specialises in the following practice areas:
- Funds finance: James regularly advises UK and US financial institutions on leveraged and unsecured facilities involving Scottish limited partnerships in existing and new fund structures.
- Securitisation and structured finance: James acts for UK lending institutions on covered bond and master trust RMBS securitisation structures.
- Asset-based lending and receivables financing: James advises on the Scottish aspects of receivables financing across a number of asset classes, including auto-receivables and unsecured consumer lending.
- Cross-border finance: James also advises on the Scottish elements of cross-jurisdictional transactions and matters involving Scottish companies on referral from leading City of London law firms.
In addition, James is a part of our wider legal technology team and has worked with a major UK Bank to deliver systems-based process and operational improvements to the delivery of legal services.
James is admitted as a solicitor in Scotland."