James has extensive experience of acting for individuals, corporates and states in high-value, complex, national and international commercial disputes, primarily in the English High Court but also in the DIFC and a multitude of arbitration fora, including LCIA, ICC, ICSID and UNCITRAL. These matters have primarily related to financial services, natural resources, construction / property and intellectual property. James also has high level experience of internal investigations and criminal/regulatory defence.
Prior to joining Harcus Parker, James worked as an associate in the London office of an AM Law 100 listed US law firm. He is also a solicitor advocate, and speaks French and Italian.