James read law at the University of Reading, following which he undertook his Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Guildford. After completing his training contract in Weybridge, James moved to Cambridge on qualification in January 2016.
Prior to joining Stevens & Bolton in October 2019, James worked at Mills & Reeve in Cambridge in their commercial real estate team.
Since qualification, James has gained a wide range of experience acting on all manner of real estate transactions. James has particular experience in acting for developers in the acquisition and disposal of development sites, as well as landlord and tenant and leasehold management work. James also has experience in acting for both lenders and borrowers in secured lending transactions.