James Hanham > Chambers of David Holland KC and Reuben Taylor KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of David Holland KC and Reuben Taylor KC
Landmark Chambers


James specialises in real estate litigation and advice. He has appeared in a number of reported decisions demonstrating the breadth of his expertise.

His work in the Courts (Court of Appeal, Business and Property and County) and Tribunals has involved cases against leading silks in the field, both as sole Counsel and as a junior. His abilities as an advocate are regularly praised by clients and commented upon by Judges.

His clients range from large global commercial corporations, property development and construction companies, investors, banks and other organisations within the financial services industry and individuals.

He is experienced in arbitration work under the Arbitration Act 1996, ICC or LCIA Rules. Frequently, James will be instructed in the mediation process.

On behalf of clients, he is a very experienced in arbitration work (particularly in the context of rent review), expert determination and in the mediation process.

He was a Harmsworth scholar of the Middle Temple and began practice in the Temple before moving to 9 Stone Buildings in 1999, from where he joined Maitland Chambers in 2008 and moved to Landmark Chambers in 2022.


Chancery Bar Association
Property Bar Association


MA (Oxon)
LLB (London)

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Property litigation

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

James HanhamLandmark Chambers  ‘James is a superb advocate with real gravitas and an innate ability to be persuasive before a tribunal.