LLB (Hons) BA
James graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (1st Class Honours) in 2011.
James maintains practice areas in commercial and corporate litigation, construction law, commercial advisory, and insolvency law. He regularly acts for clients in all local and federal courts and tribunals, and has acted for national charities and large corporate entities. James has experience acting in complex litigations involving the Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 and the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.
In recent years, James has acquired a special focus in the field of estate law, and in addition to advising and representing clients in all areas of estate planning and business / succession planning, he represents clients in deceased estate dispute resolution, including contested interpretations of wills, judicial advice proceedings and challenges issued under the Family Provision Act 1972. James is available to act as a professional executor for deceased estates, and brings a wealth of experience to the role.
James has previously acted as a sitting member of the Law Society of Western Australia’s Young Lawyers’ Committee, and is a long-serving adjudicator for the Law Society’s Mock Trials competition.
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