Prosecutes and defends serious crime.
YEAR OF CALL 2009
University of East Anglia (LLB)
City University (LLM)
Walter Wigglesworth Scholarship Winner
Appointed to the CPS Advocate Panel at Level 3
Criminal Bar Association
Fraud Lawyers Association
Overview of Practice
James’ practice covers exclusively criminal matters with an emphasis on sexual offences. He is highly commended for his tact when dealing with vulnerable clients and discretion on delicate issues.
With an extensive knowledge of computers, James excels in cases involving advanced technology. He is often instructed in images cases where expert evidence is required to substantiate the defence.
James has a particular interest in fraud and other cases involving complex allegations of dishonesty. His attention to detail means he is able to identify the key issues in any case and explain matters in simple terms.
A robust cross-examiner, James receives praise for the strength of his submissions and the rapport he is able to create with juries. He is always able to provide written or oral advice at the earliest possible juncture.