James specialises in fiduciary-law and commercial dispute resolution and insolvency. He advises on trust, company, regulatory and local and cross-border insolvency matters, as well as succession, probate and estates. He maintains a busy practice as a courtroom advocate in these areas.
Prior to joining Ogier in 2017, James practised as an advocate in the dispute resolution departments of two large offshore law firms in Jersey and the Cayman Islands. He advises banking institutions, fiduciary and investment services providers, liquidators and government and regulatory bodies.
James read Classics with Linguistics as a Foundation Scholar at Queens' College, Cambridge. He completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Law in 2011 and Bar Professional Training Course in 2012 at the City Law School and was called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Inner Temple with an Open Exhibition in 2012. He completed the Jersey Bar exams and was called to the Jersey Bar in 2015.
2012 - England and Wales (non-practising)
2015 - Jersey
2016 - Cayman Islands