James is a partner in the corporate and commercial team.
James specialises in advising on corporate transactions and in advising innovative technology companies. He has a wealth of experience in guiding businesses through complex contractual matters to find practical commercial solutions.
James is also known for his experience in advising clients on intellectual property, data protection and privacy issues. James helps businesses develop compliant processes and is able to lead more complex data management issues including managing data breaches.
James also has particular experience within the motorsport industry with clients valuing his detailed understanding of the technical and sporting regulations governing the sport working with suppliers, competitors and sponsors.
Clients value James’ practical and commercial approach to finding solutions for their business.
James is based in the Norwich office.
"We found James very knowledgeable about all aspects of GDPR and he approached the questions and issues raised in a very practical and effective manner. We were able to implement his changes and suggestions to our policy and various procedural documents to ensure we met the requirements of GDPR." - Ashtons Legal client
"We were delighted with the practical and sensible advice we received from James, which helped us to navigate through the GDPR minefield. The TaxAssist Group of companies needed timely and commercially sensible advice and guidance and that was delivered to ensure we benefitted hugely from James’ expertise and commercial approach." - Ashtons Legal client