James Noble Partner

Litigation & Restructuring
+852 5806 7834 (Hong Kong)
+1 345 949 8599 (Cayman Islands)
+852 6929 9472

Expertise and Professional Background

James is a leading Cayman and BVI litigation lawyer based in Asia where he specialises in complex and high value shareholder litigation, asset recovery, cross border enforcement and insolvency.
James, who is recommended by Legal 500, regularly acts in high profile and market leading cases, particularly in connection with companies listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange.

James has nearly 20 years of experience working in a wide variety of commercial disputes including financial services litigation, trust and estate disputes and insolvency and restructuring. James also advises clients on litigation funding in the offshore courts.

James' experience includes:

INSOL International
Law Society of England and Wales
New South Wales Law Society


James Noble is recommended by Legal 500.

Education & Admissions

University of Sydney (LLM) 2006
University of Technology (LLB) 2000
University of Technology (Practice Legal Training) 2000
​University of Sydney (BSc) 1996
Bar Admissions
New South Wales 2000
Federal Court of Australia 2003
Cayman Islands 2010
England and Wales 2011
British Virgin Islands 2012


Hong Kong Litigation
London Litigation


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