James works alongside clients to help find practical solutions to problems so that they can achieve their goals and realise the value of their assets in a timely and cost efficient manner.


  • Acted as part of the team advising a well-known property developer in connection with a high profile forward funding deal to one of the UK’s largest online grocery retailers for a deal value in excess of £90 million.
  • Acted as part of the team advising a large scale property investment company in respect of various UK property acquisitions with combined deal values over £230 million.
  • Advising a well-known developer on the sale of a key city centre property to a hotel operator with significant third party occupation issues.
  • Advising a developer on all aspects of a retail scheme development including pre-letting, development funding, granting of leases and associated investment sale of the completed scheme.

He is always ahead of me and making my life as the client easier


James trained and qualified with Mills & Reeve LLP before spending time working at both Gateley Plc and Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co. (now Gowling WLG)


James loves sport whether watching or playing (although he tends to be better at watching these days!).  He also enjoys travelling, good food and all things Italian.