James Stuart

James Stuart is an English barrister, specialising in commercial dispute resolution and litigation.  His practice focuses upon shareholder disputes, company and insolvency, partnerships, franchises, employment, insurance, guarantees, banking and supply of goods and services.  James represents individual and corporate Claimants and Defendants, and has built up considerable experience in recent years in conducting more protracted cases, often with an international element.  He regularly deals with applications for Freezing Orders and other injunctions in restrictive covenant, confidentiality and similar disputes.

Recent publications: In July 2022, James wrote an article for Lexis PSL entitled Carriage of Goods and CMR Convention on the recent commercial court case Knapfield v C.A.R.S. which can be read here.

James is a member of COMBAR, Employment Law Bar Association, Employment Lawyers Association, and TECBAR.

Further information


  • MA (Law) Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge


  • COMBAR, Employment Law Bar Association, Employment Lawyers Association, R3, TECBAR, Bar Golfing Society

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*This barrister is authorised to practice in England & Wales. Click here to search on the Bar Standards Board Barristers’ Register.

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