James is an English barrister and Jersey Advocate, who joined Baker & Partners in January 2014. James undertook his training in a specialist Chancery chambers in Lincoln’s Inn, London, and has a busy Jersey practice with a particular focus on contentious and non-contentious trust work.
James also advises in relation to a broad range of contentious commercial and company law disputes.
James is the author of 'Litigating Trust Disputes in Jersey: Law, Procedure & Remedies'. This substantial new book is Jersey’s first practitioner text dedicated exclusively to trust litigation in Jersey’s courts.
'Litigating Trust Disputes in Jersey: Law, Procedure & Remedies'. is available for purchase here: http://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/uk/litigating-trust-disputes-in-jersey-9781782256809/
James advises, undertakes drafting work, and acts for beneficiaries, trustees and other power-holders in relation to:
‘Who Owns A Bribe?’ Jersey Guernsey Law Review, Vol 18, October 2014
‘A House of Cards: Generational Change in Strict Settlements’ Trust Quarterly Review Vol. 8 Issue 4 October 2010
‘A Jolly Caucus Race: Should All Have Prizes in Intestacy?’ Solicitors Journal Vol. 154 No. 25 May 2010
‘Civil Law Jurisdictions and the English Trust Idea: Lost in Translation?’ Denning Law Journal, University of Buckingham Press, June 2008
‘Litigating Trust Disputes in Jersey: Law, Procedure & Remedies’ Hart Publishing, February 2017