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24 THE ROPEWALK, NOTTINGHAM, NG1 5EF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0115 947 2581
Fax:
Fax 0115 947 6532
DX:
10060 NOTTINGHAM-17
Email:
Web:
www.ropewalk.co.uk
Ropewalk Chambers, James Howlett, Nottingham, ENGLAND

James Howlett

Tel:
Work 0115 947 2581
Email:
Ropewalk Chambers (Ropewalk Chambers)

Work Department

Property and chancery, commercial, CMR (carriage of goods by road) and employment.

Position

James read Law at the University of Bristol before being awarded a Blackstone scholarship by the Middle Temple. He practised at KCH Garden Square in Nottingham for many years, before moving to Ropewalk Chambers in 2014. He is highly experienced in the fields of property-related litigation and commercial disputes of all types, and also has a specialised practice in CMR (carriage of goods by road). James’ approach is to understand the client’s position, advise in clear, non-technical language what the options are, and guide the client to a practical and commercially sensible outcome. He regularly acts for and against local authorities and is familiar with the work and culture of local government. He accepts instructions from professionals other than solicitors, as well as direct access instructions, and is a qualified arbitrator and mediator. Notable cases include: Fitzhugh v Fitzhugh [2012] EWCA Civ 694 (property law; licence to occupy land).

Career

Called 1980. Recorder on the South Eastern Circuit; FCIArb; Accredited Mediator; Direct Access.

Member

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; United Kingdom Environmental Law Association.

Education

University of Bristol (LLB).

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