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'Praised for his sensible and tactical advice and confident advocacy.' 'The Legal 500'' 2009. Cited in 'The Legal 500' for personal injury work, his multi-track, predominantly claimant-based personal injury practice prioritises a proactive 'team' approach to case management. His work incorporates fatal accident claims, a good appreciation of Ogden 7, tactical insight for JSMs and medications, and the ability to deliver difficult messages in challenging cases. Cited the 'The Legal 500' for costs works in 2009, 2010 and 2011, and as a 'leader of the bar' in the field of costs in 'Chambers UK' 2010 and 2011, James' costs work incorporates detailed assessments and appeals, technical challenges to the enforceability of CFAs, advising solicitors where their CFAs and systems are challenged, and drafting CFAs and other documents relating to compliance and conversion to LLP status. James also has experience in ancillary relief cases spanning 18 years, regularly handling cases with assets in the region of £2m-£5m.
Called 1992; Lincoln's Inn; member 2 Gray's Inn Square Chambers 1993-2001; 1 Temple Gardens/Temple Gardens Chambers 2001 to date.
Bristol University (LLB).
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Costs; Family - matrimonial; Personal injury - either side