James is an Associate in our dispute resolution team. James focuses on commercial dispute resolution with a particular emphasis on procurement challenges, major IT project disputes, claims arising from the sale and purchase of businesses and the resolution of large scale business-critical supply disputes.

James' work also includes dispute avoidance and risk management, assisting with contract negotiations / terminations, exit strategy and payments, together with supporting project management teams on the day to day management of large scale and long term agreements.

Examples of James's recent experience include:

  • Advising both contracting authorities and bidder clients in relation to public procurement challenges, in particular in the transport and health sectors
  • Advising private and public sector organisations on complex and/or critical issues, including the management, renegotiation, default and termination of major contractual relationships
  • Acting for a Government department in defending a public procurement challenge from an unsuccessful bidder
  • Working with clients on strategies for dispute resolution/management of customer and consumer claims