James is an experienced construction lawyer and partner and joined the firm after relocating back to the UK in 2014.
He began his legal career at Wragge & Co in Birmingham when qualifying in 1999.
In September 2003, James emigrated to Australia and worked at Minter Ellison in Brisbane and Sydney, as well as Carter Newell. In October 2007, he relocated to the Middle East and joined Trowers & Hamlins in Dubai. James joined Al Tamimi & Company as their Head of Construction in Abu Dhabi in 2009, before joining one of Dubai’s leading master developers in 2011.
James’ experience covers drafting and negotiating building contracts, consultancy agreements, warranties and also ancillary documents. He is also a specialist in regeneration and development.