Called to the bar in 2004, James is a tenant at 187 Fleet Street Chambers. He has nurtured a diverse common law practice with particular emphasis on: serious, complex and violent crime; civil actions against government departments, especially involving allegations of violations of human rights; actions against corporations including contract, negligence and IP disputes; and large scale tax disputes involving allegations of Missing Trader Intra-Community (MTIC) fraud.
James delivers Continuing Professional Development (CPD) lectures to professional clients and corporate entities. He is an advocacy tutor to bar students on the Lincoln’s Inn advocacy training programmes. He is also a mentor both to post BPTC students on the Lincolns Inn Pupillage Foundation Scheme and to law degree students at Queen Mary College, University of London. James regularly addresses schools and higher education institutions on the Bar Council’s ‘Speak up for others’ outreach programme.
James works with fresh to deliver training in advocacy.
Programmes and courses delivered
James delivers various programmes and courses for fresh, including: