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Standard Club and North are becoming NorthStandard on 20 February 2023. For more information on NorthStandard visit our info page. If you would like more information regarding the changes for Standard Club members and clients click here.

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James Bean

Group Managing Director

Division Senior Management
work Telephone +44 20 3320 8811
work cell Mobile +44 7917 760 820
work cell Telephone 2 PA: Kate Buss +44 20 3320 8875
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21 Mincing Lane

  • LLB in Law from the University of Wales, Swansea in 2000 and post-graduate legal practitioners course with commendation at Cardiff Law School in 2002
  • Completed training contract with leading London shipping law firm, including a secondment to Piraeus, and admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2004
  • Joined Charles Taylor in 2005 as a claims executive
  • Appointed claims director of the Mediterranean & Middle East Division in September 2008
  • Appointed director of Mediterranean & Middle East Division in June 2012
  • Appointed director of Offshore Division in April 2014
  • Appointed Managing Director of Standard Europe in September 2015
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