Personal Profile

James is the Executive Partner of Mishcon de Reya and Head of Mishcon Private, sitting on the management board.

He acts for a wide variety of clients such as high profile individuals, corporations, families, family offices and charities. James is unusual in that he provides a broad range of legal expertise which includes defamation, privacy, employment, commercial disputes and litigation. James believes in the importance of a long-term advisory role with clients and acts for many as their trusted advisor.

Legal 500 have listed him as a legal expert in commercial litigation, employment and defamation and Chambers & Partners describes him as a "lateral thinker with innovative ideas".

James was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Law in April 2018.

Career History

Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Articled, Mishcon de Reya

Articles and Publications

Discrimination and UK Employment Law: The Impact of Global Conflict on Domestic Legislation (co-authored with Alexandra Fawcett for the New York State Bar Association Journal);