- Contract disputes
- Property disputes
- Employment law
- Judicial review
James successfully defended a local authority on a number of historic sex abuse claims, one in particular where the Claimant was seeking damages in excess of £1,000,000 and a public procurement challenge wherein he was successful in lifting the automatic suspension in respect of a £40m contract for substance misuse recovery services.
Reported cases Solent NHS Trust v Hampshire County Council  EWHC 457 (TCC).
Outside of the office James enjoys sport (particularly football and Arsenal FC), travelling, and music and films.