James Williams > Hill Dickinson LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Hill Dickinson LLP
THE BROADGATE TOWER
20 PRIMROSE STREET
LONDON
EC2A 2EW
England

Work Department

Employment and pensions.

Position

A partner in the employment and pensions team, James advises both employers and employees on a full range of matters, including day-to-day surgery advice, transactional support, executive severance and litigation.

James joined the firm in April 2014, having qualified into a large European law firm in 2000 and spent eight years as a partner in a niche city employment practice. He acts for organisations across a range of sectors, with a particular focus on financial services, shipping, education and advertising. He specialises in:

  • Tribunal and High Court litigation (including whistle-blowing, discrimination, TUPE and breach of contract claims)
  • Dealing with team moves, post-termination restrictions and applications for injunctive relief
  • Providing day-to-day ‘surgery’ advice
  • Advising senior executives on their contracts and severance packages

James attended the University of Liverpool, where he completed his law degree and an LLM in International Law.

Career

Trained Edge Ellison; qualified 2000; solicitor Hammonds 2000-06; solicitor Archon Solicitors 2006-08; partner Archon Solicitors LLP 2008-14; partner Hill Dickinson LLP 2014 to date.

Languages

French – conversational.

Memberships

Employment Lawyers’ Association.

Education

Aylesbury Grammar School; University of Liverpool (LLB; LLM).

Leisure

Playing tennis and football, skiing, coaching junior rugby and cricket.