James Croock


James Croock

Partner, Dechert LLP, Dechert (Dublin) and Dechert Hong Kong

London | 160 Queen Victoria Street, London, UK EC4V 4QQ
+44 20 7184 7660 | +44 20 7184 7001

Hong Kong | Dechert, 31/F Jardine House, One Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
+852 3518 4700 | +852 3518 4777


James Croock represents major UK and overseas based corporations on substantial transactions including mergers and acquisitions, flotations, share offerings, privatizations, demergers and general corporate finance matters. He is currently International General Counsel to the Firm.

Mr. Croock joined Dechert in June 2002 as co-head of international M&A in London. He was previously a partner at Linklaters where he did his training and worked for 25 years (15 years as a partner) based mainly in its London office, but also worked for two years in New York and established the Linklaters Tokyo office.

  • University of Cambridge, LL.M., 1976
  • University of the Witwatersrand, LL.B., 1973, cum laude
  • University of the Witwatersrand, B.Com., 1971
  • England and Wales
  • Hong Kong
  • London