A very tenacious advocate with a strong work ethic. “
James specialises in the following practice areas:-
- Personal Injury
- Clinical Negligence
- Litigation Funding & Costs
- Town and Village Greens
James deals with all aspects of personal injury work but with a particular focus on cases involving the construction industry and public liability together with those cases where dishonesty is alleged. Complementing his personal injury work, James has significant experience in recovery and contribution claims, and he is frequently retained to act in relation to property damage matters.
James is instructed on insurance and litigation funding related matters extending from advising on indemnity issues, policies and CFA enforceability to all aspects of costs litigation. He is often engaged to deal with matters with novel costs or procedural issues.
His clinical negligence work includes both claimant and defendant work. Recent cases have covered the full spectrum of issues including limitation, consent, late amendments to pleadings, advising on the claw back of legal aid fees in a failed dependency claim.
In to his central areas of practice, James is a village green specialist and he has a busy practice acting for registration authorities as an independent inspector as well as acting for parties at public inquiries.
- LLB (Hons) Durham & BVC Nottingham