James is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution team, specialising in property disputes and licensing matters.
- Property disputes
- Landlord and tenant
- Professional negligence
- Alcohol and entertainment licensing
- Kent Law Society
- Property Litigation Association
Achievements, appointments & rankings
- Recognised as a leading individual for Licensing in the South by the Chambers Directory from 2008 to 2011
James’ expertise includes landlord and tenant, land ownership disputes, rights over land, nuisance, professional negligence and possession. James has experience of representing clients at Mediation and before the Tribunals, County Court, High Court and Court of Appeal.
In relation to alcohol and entertainment licensing, James prepares applications for new licences, deals with acquisitions and transfers, disputes relating to existing licenced premises, and representation at hearings. James has particular expertise relating to the licensing of sports and recreational facilities.
James has experience in a range of other litigation areas including general contract, disputed Wills, debt recovery, insolvency and consumer law.
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