Law specialism: Litigation & Dispute Resolution
James qualified as a solicitor in 2014 and practiced in litigation at a local regional firm prior to joining Butcher Andrews in 2017.
James has a broad range of experience in general dispute resolution work, in particular advising individuals and small and medium sized businesses on bringing and defending claims in the County Court. James enjoys a varied practice and advises on a wide range of contentious matters including professional negligence claims, property disputes and landlord and tenant work.
James handles debt recovery matters for business clients, of any amount, and about 10% of his time is spent in this area, alongside his other general litigation matters.
James also advises on a range of employment issues helping clients with settlement agreements and assists employers with contracts of employment and employer policies. James also conducts personal injury and clinical negligence work at all levels including road traffic accidents.
James has substantial experience of alternative forms of dispute resolution including settlement negotiations and mediation. James prides himself in providing realistic advice which results in commercial resolutions to disputes and conflicts.