“James is a junior associate who acts on a broad spectrum of contentious matters and has experience in high value civil fraud disputes.”

James joined Cooke, Young & Keidan in March 2020 after completing his training contract at city law firm Travers Smith. James has a particular interest in civil fraud disputes and has acted on high value complex claims in this area such as the HP v Autonomy case which was the largest civil fraud claim ever heard in the British Court.

James has also acted for multi-national companies and high-net worth individuals on claims in the English High Court.


James graduated from the University of Warwick with an undergraduate degree in Politics and International Studies before completing his Gradute Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at BPP University.

James spent part of his earlier career in financial regulatory compliance before becoming a solicitor.

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