James Partridge

James Partridge

At a glance


  • Legal
  • General management
  • Business advice / analysis
  • Strategic development and planning


Based in Rotherfield, East Sussex
I would prefer to volunteer mainly at home, mainly at the office, or will consider remote opportunities from across the UK.


Either in or out of office hours


  • Animals / wildlife
  • Education
  • Emergency Services / Armed Forces
  • Environment
  • Human rights

Type of role

Ongoing role, Short term project, Trustee/Governor

About me

12 years leading a professional services firm through recession and unprecedented changes in regulation: owners’ objectives for profit, growth and longer term future of the firm achieved

35 years advising profit and not for profit organisations on company, commercial and charity law: recognised as a leader in the field by clients and peers

30 years’ service as a leader in the Army Reserve (Territorial Army): commanded regiment; reached the rank of Colonel

Voluntary Sector

 Wide experience of governance in the voluntary sector: invited to act as governor of a further education college and trustee of a national charity

What am I looking for

Legal or business organisation and strategy

Education, ex-service, animals, rural protection