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James von Simson

Investment Director  |  Tilney
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

United Kingdom

TOP 3 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

On and offshore investment management
Family business advisory
Philanthropy advising

RECOMMENDED SPECIALISMS

Financial Advisory Firm

Q&A

What has been the highlight of your practice over the past 12 months?

The number of times just doing the simple things right has reduced clients’ complexity and led to a step change improvement in clients’ business, strategy or investment performance.

What advice would you give rising stars/new lawyers in the private client world?

Quickly get comfortable saying “I don’t know” without worrying if it will make you look bad (It’s quite the opposite)

What sets you apart from your peers?

A broader range of experience and qualifications

What is your favourite quote?

“All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible.” - T. E. Lawrence