James is recognised for his work in high value civil litigation with an emphasis on insolvency, fraud and contentious trusts cases and regularly advises officeholders, institutional clients and regulated entities. He regularly appears as sole counsel and junior counsel before the Supreme Court of Gibraltar.
In recent years, James has taken a leading role within the firm advising Liquidators in large multijurisdictional insurance insolvencies, often complicated by fraud. Within this context he advises on general aspects of insolvency law as well as advising on potential claims against officers of the company, auditors and third parties. He has also appeared on behalf of both professional trustees and beneficiaries in a wide range of applications before the Supreme Court of Gibraltar.
James also has an extensive practice in non-contentious financial services matters where he regularly advises banking and other financial institutions on regulatory and contractual matters.
Recent work highlights include:
The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
The Gibraltar Bar Council
2019 - Partner, ISOLAS
2016- Senior Associate, ISOLAS
2011 - Associate, ISOLAS
2011 –Called to the Bar of England and Wales
2011 - Called to the Gibraltar Bar
2011 – Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) – College of Law (Bloomsbury)
2010 – LL.B – King’s College London
2007 – Gibraltar Government Scholar