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James is CIPP/E and CIPM certified and has over 15 years’ litigation and dispute resolution experience. He advises clients on a variety of contentious matters, with a particular focus on privacy, data protection, defamation, copyright and media law and regulation. By building a deep understanding of his clients’ objectives he delivers pragmatic and cost-effective solutions.

In addition to commercial disputes, James specialises in providing defamation, privacy, data protection, copyright and regulatory advice to clients in the media and entertainment industry.

He also advises individuals and institutions, often from the sports and entertainment sectors, who find themselves subject to unwanted media attention. He provides pre-publication advice and has substantial experience of successfully helping clients to obtain and/or resist interim injunctions, as well as at trial.

Highlight matters

  • Acting for a major UK broadcaster in the successful defence of a breach of confidence claim in a television format.
  • Advising a UK healthcare organisation on its privacy and data protection programme.
  • Acting for various high profile individuals in defamation and privacy actions.

Legal directory quote

“Thorough and very committed to getting the best results for his clients”Chambers UK


I pride myself on really taking the time to understand my clients’ personal or business objectives so that those objectives can often be achieved without the need for expensive litigation. Where court action is necessary I will fight passionately to achieve those objectives.

Professional associations & memberships

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

What you may not know about James

James is a long-suffering fan of AFC Wimbledon.

TMT, Disputes

England & Wales, 2003

Education (University):
Oxford University, English Literature and Language (B.A. Honours) College of Law