About James

James advises on all aspects of pensions law and employee ownership law to trustees, companies, public sector and third sector organisations. He is also a Director of MacRoberts Trustees Limited, the firm's independent trustee company.

James is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers (APL) and has been elected as the Secretary of its Scottish Group and is also a member of the APL’s Public Sector Pensions Sub Committee. James co-authored the Scottish section of Tolley’s Pensions Law a major UK legal textbook with Martyn Shaw (September 2016).

  • "James Keith 'is very committed to his clients and has a real eye for detail'."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "He can think well on his feet and is always solutions-driven."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "James Keith is a safe pair of hands and a pleasure to work with; he turns around any issue in a prompt fashion while never compromising on quality."

    Legal 500
  • "Committed"

    Legal 500
  • "Provides commercial solutions which are presented in a clear and concise manner."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Praised for his 'great understanding of complex rules and definitions'."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession

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