Lewis Silkin LLP

James Davies

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Practice Areas

Partner, Employment, Immigration and Reward. Advising on all areas of employment law, particularly senior executive issues, international employment law and discrimination law.


Qualified 1988; Denton Hall 1986-90; Joined Lewis Silkin 1992.

Professional Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association (previously treasurer; eight years on Management Committee; currently Legislative & Policy Committee); European Employment Lawyers Association; Industrial Law Society; CIPD; IBA; Executive Committee Member, Ius Laboris, international employment law alliance.


Co-author, various employment law publications including 'Employment, Partnership and Discrimination Law for Professional Partnerships' (2009) and General Editor of 'Age Discrimination' (Tottel).


Born 1962. Educated Ysgol Gyfun David Hughes, Menai Bridge, Anglesey; Leicester University (LLB and LLM); Strasbourg University (Dip Ed Jr Fr); Harvard Law School (Law Firm Management Diploma). Follows all sports teams Welsh. Francophile. Enjoys travel to the far flung corners of the World.