James graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne with a Law degree (LLB Hons) in 2018. He then attended BPP University Law School in Manchester where he undertook the Bar Professional Training Course. James was called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in 2019 and was admitted as a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Gibraltar in December 2020. 

James commenced his training contract with ISOLAS in September 2019 where he undertook seats in Litigation, Private Client and Corporate/Commercial law.


What is James up to these days

Dispute Resolution

Following the completion of his qualifications, James returned to the dispute resolution team in order to assist and work alongside Partner James Montado. 

James has been involved in a wide range of contentious matters particularly in the areas of trust litigation and insolvency.

Banking and Regulatory Services

James is involved in non-contentious financial services matters. James has advised banking and other financial institutions on regulatory and other contractual matters.



Honourable Society of the Middle Temple


2020: Associate, ISOLAS LLP

2020: Called to the Gibraltar Bar

2019: Trainee Lawyer, ISOLAS LLP

2019:  Called to the Bar of England and Wales

2019: Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)- BPP University Law School (Manchester)

2018: LLB, Newcastle University

Practice areas