James McGlaughlin

International Associate

James McGlaughlin is an International Associate with a practice focusing on international arbitration and public international law.

Mr. McGlaughlin is a member of the firm’s International Arbitration team representing sovereign states and state entities in international disputes, primarily in investor-state arbitrations conducted under the rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and United National Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). At the same time, Mr. McGlaughlin is completing his LLM at the University of Edinburgh in International Law.

Prior to joining Curtis, Mr. McGlaughlin trained and worked at a top-tier London law firm for nine years, where he advised on a range of matters including tax and corporate re-structuring and trust and estate disputes.





University of Edinburgh Law School, LL.M (ongoing)

BPP Law School, LPC, with distinction

University of Bristol, LL.B with honours

Admitted to Practice

England & Wales


Young ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration)

Law Society of England and Wales