James is developing a broad practice across all of Chambers’ main practice areas, with a particular interest in shipping and commodities disputes.
After pupillage, James spent three months at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP working on a range of civil fraud disputes. Before joining Chambers, James read politics, philosophy and economics at Exeter College, Oxford, receiving the Gibbs (Proxime Accessit) Prize in politics. He received a distinction in the GDL, winning the Monckton Chambers Prize for EU Law, and in the Bar Course at City University, London. During the GDL, James worked as a debate coach and as a mentor for Debate Mate.Privacy notice