James heads up the Dispute Resolution & Litigation Department. He previously worked in the City on a complex and varied commercial litigation caseload. He has twice been recognised in Legal 500 for his litigation and dispute resolution work and described as having a “wise head on young shoulders” and “very sound judgement”. James is also an ADR Group qualified mediator. James has a busy practice dealing with a range of disputes for businesses and individuals across all sectors, including:
Commercial litigation – complex contractual disputes (often with an international dimension), shareholder/boardroom/partnership disputes, debt recovery, recovery of goods and injunctions.
Building/construction – adjudications, advising regarding delays, breach of contract, negligence, variations and defects.
Insolvency related matters – pursuing directors for breach of duty, fraud, preference and wrongful trading claims, bringing and defending winding-up and bankruptcy petitions and dealing with the procedural aspects of company voluntary arrangements, prepacks, restructuring and administration.
Tax litigation – direct and indirect tax litigation at all levels of the Tax Tribunal and in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.
Contentious probate – Inheritance Act claims and claims related to testamentary intention and capacity.
All aspects of property litigation – breach of tenancy agreements/leases, adverse possession, dilapidations, rent arrears, and urgent injunctions to prevent trespass.
Judicial reviews, Arbitrations and Professional negligence.
Meet the team
Dispute resolution solicitor01753486777
Commercial property solicitor01753486777
Private client Solicitor01753486777
Head of Family Law01753 486 023
Head of Conveyancing01753486777
Head of Banking and Finance01753486777
Co-Founder, Commercial property solicitor01753 486 779
CEO, Head of Dispute Resolution01753 486 017
Head of Employment01753 486 012