He regularly advises clients on complex, high value and high profile projects in the public sector and has a strong track record in helping to develop innovative funding and service delivery models across a range of sectors, including the affordable housing, charity, community renewable energy and sports sectors.
Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession lists James as a “Recommended Lawyer” in Social Housing, where clients note that he provides “He is well respected and has loads of experience in the space.” Clients appreciate that he is “very knowledgeable in the areas affecting the sector and he is always quick to respond.”
The Legal 500 lists James as a “Leading Lawyer” in Social Housing and “Recommended Lawyer” in Charities & Not-for-Profit, Media & entertainment and Local Government.
"James McMorrow possesses extensive knowledge of issues relating to our activity and is able to communicate this to laypeople in a manner that enhances their understanding."
"James McMorrow provides consistently excellent advice."
"He is a notable practitioner in the field of social housing in Scotland."
"James is very knowledgeable in the areas affecting the sector and he is always quick to respond."
"James McMorrow. A real star and respected advisor. Our go to person on issues associated with governance, procurement, GDPR and FoISA."
"He is well respected and has loads of experience in the space."
"James McMorrow is an exceptional lawyer on regulatory compliance standards, corporate and governance issues - providing clear and practical assistance in dealing with highly sensitive matters."
A Human Rights Bill for Scotland – new government consultation
Procurement in the current economic climate
The Subsidy Control Act 2022
Governance and resilience in the Scottish housing sector