James Stewart is a specialist in international family law and co-head of private wealth (including the family, immigration, and tax and trust departments) at Penningtons Manches. A perennial feature of the Spear’s Top Family Lawyers listing, Stewart’s practice spans across private individuals, family offices, and a number of cases with a US, Middle East, Russian and CIS dimension. He has acted on a number of high-profile and landmark cases and was appointed as governor of the International Association of Family Lawyers in 2009. The lawyer has published a book on divorce jurisdictions, drawing from his experience in family law since 1990.