James is a specialist in the civil aspects of criminal and fraud litigation: asset forfeiture (including Account Freezing and Cash Forfeiture), UWOs (Unexplained Wealth Orders), restraint and freezing orders, confiscation, enforcement and judicial reviews of search warrant and other investigative orders.
He receives instructions from specialist Defence firms, businesses and the Proceeds of Crime Units of the CPS, Metropolitan and City of London Police, HMRC, Home Office and individuals under direct access. He is briefed by the NCA and HMRC in complex cash and civil recovery cases. He also has a litigation extension to his practicing certificate.
He is often brought into cases at the appellate stage or where specialist knowledge of proceeds of crime is needed.
Called 2000 (Middle Temple).
Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association, Fraud Lawyers Association.