James has a broad civil and commercial practice. He has particuliar experience in contract, company, equity and trusts, insurance and property law matters.
James graduated from the University of Auckland with degrees in law and arts. He also holds a masters degree in law from Cambridge University, which he attended as a WM Tapp scholar.
James began his career at Bell Gully. His career includes two years at the Court of Appeal, where he clerked for Justice Chambers, and four years at an American law firm in London, where he practised in international arbitration.
BA/LLB (Hons) (Auck)
LLM (Cantab) (First Class)
Year Admitted: 2008
Barrister Sole: 2016