James Crayton

  • Partner
  • Head of Commercial
James Crayton - Partner, Commercial at Walker Morris LLP hero image


James is a Partner in our Commercial team who advises on the full spectrum of commercial arrangements. James acts for a broad range of national and international clients across a variety of sectors, with particular expertise in the pharma, food, logistics and manufacturing industries. His practice covers all type of commercial contracts with focus on supply agreements for both goods and services, logistics services contracts, framework agreements and joint ventures.

James works hard to understand the real drivers of any deal for his clients, and always approaches every instruction by understanding the importance of the contract to the wider business of his client. His experience includes acting for clients on multi-billion dollar deals all the way through to much small day-to-day trading contracts, and he brings the same level of focus and insight to each instruction.

In their words

"The thing that excites me most about my practice is the ability to really get close to clients' businesses. You can't beat the sense of pride that comes from knowing that we've brought real value to the table and that we have made a positive contribution to getting a deal the client is happy with. Adding value like that comes from understanding our clients and the markets they operate in – and that is what I constantly strive to do."