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.
James has advised and conducted numerous cases for litigants disputing large sums of money, including building contracts.
James accepts Judicial Review and Public Law instructions.