James’ practice encompasses a broad range of civil and commercial work with a particular emphasis on matters involving property and commercial disputes. James appears in the High Court and County Court at first instance and on appeal.
Before commencing pupillage, James worked in a top-ranked city law firm with the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team on large-scale commercial disputes as well as assisting the Real Estate Disputes and Contentious Construction teams. James then spent two years as a County Court Advocate gaining extensive experience in the areas of landlord and tenant law, mortgage repossessions, insolvency, contract, personal injury as well as all manner of procedural hearings across the litigation process.
James has extensive experience of advocacy work having started his career with a common law practice covering Civil, Crime and Family. He is also well-experienced in drafting and advisory work. James has been commended for his personable style putting clients at ease and engaging tribunals. He brings a practical and common-sense approach to his work translating complex legal matters into comprehensible advice.