James joined EAD as a solicitor in September 2017 and specialises in commercial property and company law working closely with several commercial lenders. He undertakes work in the following areas:
Purchases and sales of commercial property and development land
All aspects of non-contentious landlord and tenant matters
Business purchases and sales
Share purchases and sales
Drafting of bespoke commercial agreements
James graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University with a 2:1 in Law before achieving a distinction on the Legal Practice Course in 2008. He then spent several years living overseas where he set up a recruitment company introducing English teachers to schools across South Korea. He returned to England in 2014 and carried out his training contract at a highly regarded North West firm.
In his free time James enjoys playing football and squash. Away from sport he enjoys reading, listening to music and studying Korean.