With a legacy of successfully representing clients in complex, high value and sensitive disputes, James is respected and is recognized as an advocate with an eye on strategy and who consistently takes a straightforward approach to understand his clients’ business needs and obtain the best possible results. He plans and implements both offensive and defensive strategies and brings a powerful analytical and practical ability to the complex matters he handles. He has practised extensively in the High Court, Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court and represented clients in various Tribunals and Quasi-Judicial bodies. He is also a well renowned Trademarks guru and Intellectual Property Law expert.
Understanding, first-hand, the issues that businesses struggle with together with the business models and needs, clients rely on James to develop customized, cost effective litigation strategies and lead them through the resolution of their most challenging legal issues. . From trailblazing innovative solutions to resolving complex business transactions and representing parties in disputes, James outstrips the competition.
His approach to litigation ensures that clients are informed of all potential strategies, the consequences of those strategies, and how the implementation of those strategies will affect their business. His clients describe him as a bold, swift, calculated, quick thinking and incredibly thorough advocate. Blending financial knowledge with his in-depth legal experience, his aim is to not only assist clients when problematic issues arise, but to proactively help their organizations thrive.
He takes great pride in the many long-term client relationships that he has developed in his career, which allows him to not only serve as a legal advisor, but also as a trusted partner. Embracing the firm’s commitment to propel businesses forward, he assists clients expertly navigate through their legal challenges and succeed at every stage of their business cycle.
Away from the office, James engages in continuous learning and imparting knowledge to young upcoming advocates by mentoring young professionals in the legal field. He is also passionate about developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, he engages in cycling, marathons, and outdoor activities that require endurance and discipline a motto he exudes in both his professional and personal life.