James Wilson

James A. Wilson

International Partner
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction


James Wilson leads Baker McKenzie's global Tax Planning, Transactions and Tax Policy group. He has 18 years of experience in advising the world's largest multinational corporations on cross-border tax matters. James is a recommended lawyer for International Tax in Legal 500 USA, in particular for his expertise in advising clients in the consumer goods and retail sector. James is a member of the Firm's Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Group steering committee.

Practice Focus

James practices in the area of, and advises on, all aspects of UK corporate and commercial tax. He concentrates on international tax planning and dispute resolution issues with a particular focus on UK and European inbound planning for North American headquartered multinationals and multi-jurisdictional group reorganisations and restructurings.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of England & Wales
  • Chartered Institute of Taxation


  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2004)


  • New York University (Executive LLM Taxation) (2015)
  • Oxford University (BA Jurisprudence) (2001)


  • English