About Us


Campbell James Search (or C James for ease) have been successfully working with Global Banks, Boutiques, Funds and other non-bank Financial Institutions since 2001. C James have a first class record of mandate completion across a wide range of Corporate, Commercial Banking and Alternative Finance related sub disciplines. We are proud to remain focussed and aligned to our specific niche areas. This dedication and resistance to dilute our product offering differentiates us, allowing us to establish a true understanding of our client’s needs and culture, as is demonstrated by the long standing relationships we continue to maintain.



Contingency Based Recruitment & Exclusive Search


Retained Search

Perhaps more commonly known as Executive Search.


Human Capital Research

Such services may include market intelligence reports, compensation analysis and surveys, competitor and candidate pool mapping.



C James assist with permanent, interim, contract and temporary assignments.
Broadly covering from junior support/Analyst level through to Managing Director and C-suite hires.
Spanning front and middle office, portfolio management, core and non-core divisions.
Target geographic coverage in London, UK Regional and European mandates extending to US, Middle Eastern and Asian markets.
Proven track record of completing single, multiple and team hires.




Relationship Management (Client Coverage)

By geography (e.g. Northern Europe or UK region e.g. Midlands)
Client size (e.g. FTSE 250 or SME)
Sector (e.g. TMT, Leisure or Utilities)


Risk and Compliance

Work-outs, Corporate & Counterparty Credit, Market, ALM and Operational Risk. Various Compliance and MLRO functions


Structured Finance

Project (across Oil & Gas, Renewables, Power/Energy and Infrastructure)
Trade & Commodity Finance
Leveraged & Acquisition Finance
Property Finance
Asset (Shipping, Rail or Aircraft) Finance


Middle and Back Office Support

Across operations, loans administration/agency, payments and settlements


Finance & Accountancy


Alternative Finance

Fintech, Peer-to-peer, Crowdfunding, Working Capital trading and other disruptors
Business Development & Structuring
Risk analysis
Technology and Operations


REC Member
The Recruitment & Employment Confederation is the membership organisation dedicated to improving recruitment practice in the UK. They do this by setting standards for recruitment businesses and by improving the knowledge and professionalism of individual consultants.

TEAM Member
TEAM is the largest network of independent recruiters in the UK.  TEAM provides recruitment and employment services to its membership enabling its Members to provide all the benefits associated with an independent recruiter whilst being able to harness the networking power of over 600 locations.

ICO Member
In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, C James is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioners Officer (“ICO”). The ICO is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

Equal Opportunities
C James is an equal opportunity employer and is fully committed to diversity and equality in the workplace. We oppose all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, disability, age, religious belief, sexual orientation or marital status. All candidates will be treated equally and any assessment will made purely on their merits and qualifications and the only criteria for the selection of applicants will be that the individual meets, or is likely to meet, the requirements of the post for which they have applied.