James is a barrister with very wide experience at the Bar, particularly but not exclusively in civil matters. He has a special experience in property litigation including cases in the higher courts.
James is a skilled barrister, and often considers and raises novel or original solutions for his client, whilst always balancing the client's needs and costs. James appreciates that a client's costs are of upmost importance, and of the advantages of compromise and negotiation. James will works towards a possible settlement if that is the wish of the client.
Direct Public Access
- James accepts instructions from members of the public on a direct public access basis.
- James also has a separate direct public access website for his direct access clients and work: www.propertybarrister.net
James has advised and appeared in professional negligence claims.
As original co-author of the book ‘Claims to the Possession of Land’ (now an Encyclopaedia), James is often consulted on Landlord and Tenant matters. James is a specialist in property litigation, and has experience of representing clients at all levels of hearings, including at the higher courts.
Chancery & Commercial
James has advised and conducted numerous cases for litigants disputing large sums of money, including building contracts.
Judicial Review & Public Law
James accepts Judicial Review and Public Law instructions.