James is a lawyer in our Labour & Employment practice based in our Leeds office.

    His particular expertise covers all areas of contentious and non-contentious employment law. James undertakes his own advisory for clients at Employment Tribunal hearings and he has experience in advisory and corporate support work.

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    • Providing ad-hoc advice to clients in relation to restructuring/re-organisation matters where TUPE issues have arisen.
    • Advising a national finance provider in relation to a large redundancy exercise.
    • Successfully defended a TUPE claim against a large retailing company.
    • Defending various Employment Tribunal claims including complex unfair/constructive dismissal, sex, disability and race discrimination.
    • Advising on a number of compromise agreements for companies and individuals.
    • Undertaking due diligence exercises for various corporate projects.
    • Completing statutory discrimination questionnaires and responses.


    • BPP Law School, L.P.C., 2006
    • University of Leeds, LL.B., Honors, 2005


    • England and Wales, 2009
    • Recommended in Chambers UK 2018 for Employment, Yorkshire
    • Recommended in The Legal 500 UK 2017 for Employment

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