James’s practice and experience spans a range of civil and commercial work including employment, professional negligence, professional disciplinary, personal injury, clinical negligence and inquests.
He advises and represents both claimants and defendants/respondents at all stages of the court and tribunal process with particular strengths in employer’s liability, discrimination, and unfair dismissal, to name but a few. James has a number of notable cases, which include: Fahy v (1) PCS Union & (2) Thompsons Solicitors  EWHC 3515 (QB); Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs v Lorne Stewart plc  ICR 708; Ministry of Defence v Hensman UKEAT/0067/14/DM; Embassy of Brazil v DA de Castro Cerqueira  1 WLR 3718.
In March 2012 James was appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown.
James also accepts appropriate work under the Direct Public Access Scheme.
Seminars and training
James has delivered lectures and training on a range of topics including bringing employment claims in the County Court, enforcement of judgments, negligent misstatement, the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 and clinical negligence.
- LL.B (Hons) University of Leicester – First (2004)
- Bar Vocational Course – Very Competent (2005)
- Employment Lawyers Association
- Industrial Law Society
- Personal Injury Bar Association