Jenner & Block

James Woolrich is a partner in the firm’s London office. He is a solicitor advocate with a broad practice encompassing international arbitration and complex commercial disputes for corporate and banking clients.

With a strong international perspective, Mr Woolrich has acted for clients in litigation before the English High Court and Court of Appeal as well as in numerous offshore jurisdictions including the British Virgin Islands, the Isle of Man, Cyprus and India.  Mr Woolrich has also acted in a number of international arbitrations conducted under institutional and ad hoc rules.  Mr Woolrich has gained substantial experience of applying for post judgment/award enforcement measures, and has dealt with a wide range of applications for relief and related jurisdictional issues.

The Legal 500 UK recognizes James as a "Next Generation Lawyer" in its 2019 Commercial Litgation guide, where they also state that he is a "great strategist."

Mr Woolrich has spoken and published in the areas of civil procedure, the law of obligations, corporate finance and private international law.


Jenner & Block London LLP is a limited liability partnership established under the laws of the state of Delaware, USA and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with SRA number 615729. Jenner & Block London LLP is affiliated with Jenner & Block LLP, which operates Jenner & Block’s offices in the United States.