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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 20 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. He has particular experience of advising on: cross border transactions, advising on TUPE compliance including warranties and indemnities; protecting confidentiality/trade secrets and enforcing restrictive covenants for the purposes of business protection; and discrimination and whistleblowing claims.
James regularly trains the department’s clients with other members of our team and speaks at local and national conferences on employment law. He has provided multi-day training to a number of the firm’s international clients. He has published many articles for the local and industry press.
James also undertakes international employment work and is a member of the firm’s Pangea Employment group.
James is a board member and Vice President of the Transatlantic Chamber (formerly the British American Business Council) in the Midlands. He is also a trustee of Performances Birmingham Limited.