James is an Associate in the Private client team. Experienced in all areas of Private Client Law including Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Probate and estates as well as trusts he also specialises in contentious estate claims and matters in the Court of Protection.
His recent matters include deputyship applications, best interests decisions and a dispute over the actions of an attorney appointed under a lasting power of attorney. He has also dealt with claims made against an estate where the testator died intestate, failing to make adequate provision for a loved one.
James also has experience of Coroners Inquests and has represented clients and in particular families who have questions they want answers to and for whom this may be the one opportunity to obtain these.
He has also worked in other areas of litigation and has experience of criminal matters.