James is head of the Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency group. He specialises in all areas of insolvency law and also gives lectures and seminars to corporate clients and other professionals (including the R3 Group and SESCA).
James is a member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association, the Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association, the R3 Group and is the firm’s representative to the Association of European Lawyers and ALFA International legal networks on insolvency and restructuring issues, and is listed as an expert in insolvency in the UK Expert Directory.
James is also a contributing author to 'UK Insolvency Client Strategies' (Aspatore Books). He has been been recognised as 'Corporate Recovery Lawyer at the Year' by Global Law Experts, 'Corporate Recovery Lawyer of the Year' (England) by Corporate International Magazine and included in Best Lawyers in the UK in the 'Insolvency & Restructuring Law' category.
James is one of the lead partners in the administration of Awal Bank in Bahrain, which has in excess of $2 billion of creditor claims and ongoing litigation in numerous jurisdictions including the UK, Switzerland, United States, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the Cayman Islands.
James is admitted to practise in England and Wales.