James is a solicitor practising in the Media Litigation and Commercial Litigation teams.

James has worked on a variety of reputation management issues relating to defamation, misuse of private information, data protection, blackmail and harassment on behalf of business figures, politicians, “influencers”, private individuals and companies. Much of James’ work involves complaints relating to social media platforms whether that be complaints to the platform itself or action against other platform users.

His media experience includes acting in pre-publication and post-publication matters in respect of local, national and international publications, broadcasts and press inquiries, often working alongside the client’s PR advisers.

James obtained his BA in History at the University of Nottingham before completing a Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course at BPP University.

James is highlighted as a key lawyer in Legal 500

  • Legal 500, 2024 cite James as a Key Lawyer in the Reputation Management & Defamation team
  • Legal 500 2023 highlight James as a Recommended Lawyer and report ‘he offers details-hungry support’