Tim is the founder and managing director of London head quartered merchant bank, James Stocks & Co. He spent over 30 years in private practise as a lawyer specialising in corporate finance and securities work. Well known as a contributor to various media organisations including newspaper, radio and television, Tim is also the author of “Corporate Finance Law and Practice”. Before establishing James Stocks & Co Tim was a partner and Head of Corporate Finance and Securities group at the international law firm, Taylor Wessing LLP where he was “highly regarded” by the Legal Directories and recognised as an expert in this area of the law. He was nominated for the ‘FT Innovative Lawyer of the Year’ in 2013 and the team was nominated for ‘Corporate Team of the Year’ in 2013 for a transaction he developed and executed.