James has lived locally for over 35 years, since moving from London, and was a partner in from 1984 to 2017. Follwing his retirement in Septmber 2017 James continues to act as a consultant to the firm.
With a grandfather and great-grandfather both lawyers in the West Country, it was perhaps inevitable that James would follow their path.
James is involved in a variety of local activities and particularly as a supporter of the local carnival. James is a keen gardener and cook, keeps chickens and bees and plays tennis regularly.