James is a Partner in ClarkeKann’s Litigation and Insolvency team and has specialised in Body Corporate, building and construction, property, commercial litigation, international commercial arbitration, debt recovery and insolvency matters since his admission in 2007.
James practices in the Federal, Supreme District and Magistrates Courts as well as the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the adjudication processes under the Office of the Commissioner for Body Corporate and Community Management. He has acted for banks and other lenders, liquidators, trustees and receivers, public and private companies, bodies corporate, lot owners, builders, developers as well as local and State authorities.
James approaches dispute resolution proactively, collecting all of the relevant information and evidence at the very beginning to enable an early assessment of the merits each case and ensure the best legal, tactical and procedural approach is tailored for each matter.
James regularly lectures at universities and various industry events on technical legal issues and professional skills development.