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James is head of our Birmingham employment practice and a partner in the team dealing predominantly with private sector work. He has 19 years’ experience of all aspects of employment law dealing with both contentious and non-contentious issues. He deals with the firm’s tech, retail and manufacturing clients.

He has been involved in a number of high profile reported cases in the EAT, High Court and Court of Appeal.

James trains the department’s clients with other members of our team and speaks at conferences on employment law. He has provided multi-day training to a number of the firm’s international clients. He has published articles for local and industry press.

James also undertakes international employment work and is a member of the firm’s Pangea Employment group, which is a group of international lawyers, and sits on the firm’s international desk. James is also a board member of the British American Business Council in the Midlands which is an organisation aimed at promoting transatlantic trade and business. He is also a trustee of Performances Birmingham Limited which manages the world renowned Town and Symphony Halls in Birmingham.

Professional Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association; trustee of Performances Birmingham Limited. British American Business Council in the Midlands.