James is General Counsel and a Managing Director of Orbis Investments, a global investment firm operating in nine different locations around the world. Based in London England, he provides strategic, management and legal leadership for the Orbis group of companies worldwide. He graduated from Queen's University with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in 1984 and a Juris Doctor in 1987. He received a Master of Laws from the University of Cambridge in 1991 and remains a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. Prior to joining Orbis in 1998, he practised corporate/commercial and securities law for nine years as a partner in the law firm Davies, Ward & Beck in Toronto, Canada.