James is client partner for a number of the firm’s major sector clients for example, adidas, Wm Morrisons Supermarkets Plc, LEGO and NOKIA. In practice, James has a track record of getting substantial and valuable retail property deals done. Clients say “he prioritises our needs and makes sure his team is engaged with us” and he “almost acts as though he is in-house, so good is his understanding of the drivers” and that “he invests a lot of time to understand the business and bases solutions on that” (quotes from Chambers & Partners).
James is a long standing Ambassador of the Retail Trust, a Board Member of Lawwithoutwalls ( a global innovation and training programme for younger lawyers) and is actively involved in a range of mentoring and inclusion programmes focussed on getting access to the law. James is an FA Youth coach (with mixed success).