About Us: History and More

López & James is the professional services group that provides a unique combination of specialised legal, tax, customs, accounting and business services to US, Canadian, Asian and European companies wanting to invest or expand in the world’s main emerging markets.

Our purpose is to provide an effective and high quality choice for businesses that are looking for a flexible, internationally-sophisticated, innovative and competitively-priced advisors to help them make a commercial success of their investment focused on expansion into new markets.

From our offices in London, Miami, Bogotá and Hong Kong, we advise companies, investment funds and individual executives looking to establish themselves fast and effectively to capitalise on new commercial opportunities outside mature markets.

Our History

Founded in 2006, we have over 14 years’ experience as a leading professional services firm which has worked with global corporates, financial institutions and major government departments in the fast growth markets.

Following our acquisition of additional teams, clients and capabilities, we recently re-branded to become López & James to reflect our own international expansion and partners.

Our teams of specialised attorneys and accountants provide comprehensive multilingual advice in English, French, Spanish, German and Mandarin.

Why do companies like yours choose López & James?

The strategic decision to establish your business in a new market is an important step. With the opportunities come risks and challenges. With the correct legal, accounting, customs and tax advice, you can overcome these challenges and resuce the risk to your commercial enterprise.

It is our objective to give you the same reliable, high quality service that you might receive from you preferred local advisor in your home country or global headquarters. But at López & James, we combine this with a deep knowledge of local laws and accounting principles and tax regimes.

International standards in Client Service

We provide the highest level of client care, project management and service excellence. We match the standards of leading international professional firms in the US, Canada, Asia and Europe. That means we communicate with you clearly in your own language. We respect your important deadlines. We deliver counsel responsively and courteously. Our clients value this level of service as much as the quality of our professional advice.


Legal, Accounting, Tax & Customs advice to help you achieve your commercial objectives in one step


Many business challenges require a unique combination of legal, tax, customs, and accounting advice to help you move forward with your plans fast. Our solutions are tailor made for each situation as you invest and develop your business in this market.

Achieve your commercial potential with our tailored solutions.

Teams of multilingual US, Asian & European qualified lawyers and accountants

Our talented attorneys, accountants, tax advisors and support staff work collaboratively with you to support your executives, in-house legal teams and your finance function with their needs. We provide our services to companies and executives in English, German, Spanish, French and Mandarin.

Working in partnerships with your teams.

Competitive fees and flexible terms

You will find our services are competitively priced, and we structure our engagements flexibly. That makes us easier to work with and less bureaucratic with than some of our better known competitors offering the same service and expensive rates.

We are easy to work with and more flexible than other professional firms.

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