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Practice Overview

James has a broad commercial chancery practice including general commercial litigation and arbitration, trusts, pensions and professional liability.

He is recommended in both Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 for his commercial and pensions work.

Chambers & Partners 2022:

Commercial Dispute Resolution “Brainy and incredibly thorough, he is a fantastic team player.”

Pensions “His ability to distil vastly complex fact patterns into practical advice is extremely impressive.”

The Legal 500 2022:

Commercial “James provides laser-focused and practical advice; he cuts to the heart of the matter quickly and confidently. His written work is exceptional.”

Professional Negligence “A brilliant technical and strategic thinker. He is particularly well-suited to large and complex cases and will get on top of the facts quickly.“

Pensions “James is respected for his acumen and raw intelligence, particularly in actuarial or financial matters.“

Chambers & Partners 2021:

Commercial Dispute Resolution: “He is incredibly logical and will look at things very thoroughly from all angles.”

Pensions: “He is exceptionally good – extremely bright and hard-working.” “He always adds value when considering difficult areas of contract law.”

The Legal 500 2021:

Commercial litigation: “Extremely hard-working, on top of the papers, and has a fierce intellect.”

Pensions: “Very knowledgeable of pensions and more general civil procedure, demonstrating really considered advice that gives you confidence that he has the right answer.”

Professional negligence: “He is extremely detailed oriented and has an absolute mastery of the law.”