James is an Associate Director in the firm’s construction and engineering disputes team, where he acts for a wide range of employers, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants. He has experience of all forms of dispute resolution, including litigation, arbitration, adjudication and mediation.

Prior to joining Osborne Clarke in 2016, James trained and qualified at a niche construction and professional indemnity firm where he defended claims against construction professionals, including architects and consulting engineers.

James has worked in-house at Buro Happold Engineering, a leading international engineering consultancy, and Balfour Beatty plc, a leading international construction company.

He is a member of the Society of Construction Law and the Adjudication Society.