James Maynard

Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel


At FARFETCH, James is responsible for the management and service delivery of the FARFETCH Legal, Ethics & Compliance team. James sits on the FARFETCH Executive Board, is a member of the Strategy Committee and Co-Chair of the Risk Group.

James has ultimate responsibility for corporate execution of all M&A activity, large scale commercial agreements, IP and brand protection and enforcement, compliance (including data protection and anti-trust), contentious employee matters, material litigation and managing the FARFETCH Group’s legal and compliance risk.

Prior to joining FARFETCH in 2014, for almost a decade James worked as legal counsel to various online technology companies, having spent his formative professional life as a corporate M&A lawyer in a City firm.

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