James heads the firm's Insolvency team and has advised on corporate and personal insolvency related matters for a number of years. He advises creditors, banks and insolvency practitioners on all aspects of insolvency litigation.
Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession lists James as a "Top Ranked Lawyer" in both Restructuring/Insolvency and Personal Insolvency, where he is noted for having a strong reputation in the market, his clients appreciate his offering of "good technical knowledge coupled with practical advice." Sources note "He's good. He tells you as it is." Legal 500 lists James as a "Leading Lawyer" in Insolvency and Corporate Recovery.
James has been recognised as a "World Leader" in commercial litigation by Who's Who Legal.
James is a member of the team that won the prestigious "Insolvency Team of the Year" award at the Law Awards of Scotland 2012.
Qualifications: LLB Dip LP NP
Joined the firm: 1997