James has specialised in Commercial Property matters throughout his legal career. He graduated from Bristol University with a Law LLB Honours degree in 2003, and he later qualified as a Solicitor in October 2006.
Prior to joining AWB Charlesworth in February 2013, James worked for a large commercial law firm in Leeds. James became a partner in the firm in October 2015. He was originally a Cardiff local, but has since lived in Leeds and the Aire Valley
Why a career in law? “From an early age I knew that I wanted to be a lawyer. I enjoy the intellectual challenge of commercial property law and helping clients turn their plans into reality. From large developments to office purchases no two transactions are the same and each have their own interesting feature.”
If he were not a lawyer?: James would otherwise want to be a journalist or historian.
James’s three favourite pastimes: Golf, travel (especially cruises) and watching the Welsh Rugby Union team.
His best personal qualities: Honesty, dedication and being hard working.
James’ advice on maintaining a happy office environment: “Making sure everyone feels valued and respected.”
The best aspects of his work: “Working with great clients and a great team.”