Excellent results without fail, leaving me to continue instructing James, no matter where in the country.Louisa Bolleurs, DWF LLP
James regularly represents interested parties at coroner’s inquests and has appeared in multi-day cases before both juries and coroner sitting alone. James specialises in representing employers in workplace deaths. His broad experience in civil litigation allows him to advise his clients on the potential impact an inquest can have on subsequent claims.
Cases of Note:
Re: Ockwell (2015)
Inquest – Pre-Inquest Review and Final Hearing – workplace death – fall from height – balance of control between developer and contractor – risk assessment – safety measures – edge protection.
Re: Dawson (2014)
Inquest- James represented the interests of South Central Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust in a case in which an ambulance en route to an emergency had collided with a vehicle being driven by the deceased – finding of accidental death due to a road traffic collision.
Re: Sanderson (2015)
Inquest – James represented the interests of Metroline Travel Limited in a case in which a bus had impacted with a pedestrian resulting in death. The case required legal argument with regard to the correct application of s.5 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, specifically restricting evidence to that which was reasonably required to make a finding in respect of s.5(1)(b).View full profile >>
Thompson v Green Marine Limited (2016)
Personal Injury - employer’s liability - £250,000 - initial advice - drafting Particulars of Claim; and Schedules of Loss – loss of earnings and pension contribution calculations - Pre-Trial Settlement Hearing (SE Circuit) - negotiation - settlement.
Karavadra et al v Brewster et al (2016)
Nine Parties - Trial and CCMC - Personal Injury - credit hire - indemnity - concertina collision - successful defence of all claims.
Re: Ockwell (2015)
Inquest - workplace death - fall from height - balance of control between developer and contractor - risk assessment - safety measures - edge protection.
Staite v Good (2015)
High Court - Personal Injury - complex orthopaedic and psychiatric injuries - costs - CCMC - costs budgets totalling £319,000.
A v LB (2015)
Personal Injury - costs - expert evidence - complex orthopaedic - osteoporosis - fibromyalgia - reduction of claimant’s Costs Budget from £183,000 to £104,000.
M v AE (2013)
Personal Injury - £145,000 - loss of chance - future loss of earnings - settlement.
Kaler v Tascor (2014)
Employment - advising in respect of a high profile death in custody which resulted in dismissal - unfair dismissal - settlement.
G v LB (2015)
Landlord and Tenant - Personal Injury - trial - Disrepair - trial - liability and Quantum - Landlord and Tenant Act - Defective Premises Act.
Health and Safety Executive v GNB Farms Limited (2015)
Crime - Defending in an HSE prosecution with regard to breaches of Health and Safety at Work Act - PUWER - serious injury - advising on plea - sentencing.
B v LBH (2015)
Personal Injury - employer's liability - assault - psychiatric injury - Part 36.
Younis v IBCO Limited (2014)
Personal Injury - credit hire - trial - liability - quantum - advising on application of Opoku v Tintas.
E v D (2015)
Commercial Contract - commissions - advising - drafting pleadings - mediation - settlement.
Arlsan v Streetcar (2013)
Personal Injury - Multi-Track - credit hire - Fraud - liability - quantum.
Favourite v Evangelou (2012)
Personal Injury - Trial - Fraud - S.33 Limitation Act 1980.
Williams v Real Care Agency Ltd (2012) I.C.R. D27
Unfair Dismissal - Misconduct - Wrongful Dismissal - 10 day final hearing - for employer/respondent - successfully defended claim which included allegations of a fraudulent conspiracy which were held to be false - an authority with regard to the timing of strike-out applications under The Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2004.
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“James has a no nonsense and professional approach, he is always well prepared, taking instructions from his solicitors early on so as to avoid any last minute preparations, leaving you to feel calm and confident in his ability. James has a personal yet professional and confident approach, triumphing in excellent results without fail, leaving me to continue instructing James, no matter where in the country.”
Louisa Bolleurs – DWF LLP
“I have instructed James in the Employment Tribunals, Employment Appeals Tribunal and County Courts in employment related matters. I also instruct James to undertake a significant amount of drafting such as merits assessments, pleadings and applications. James has covered the entire range of Employment Tribunal hearings and has always dealt with my cases excellently. I will hence doubtless continue to instruct him into the future.”
Zahir Mohammed – Herefords Solicitors
“James is an invaluable resource who is regularly retained in fast and multi-track matters including credit hire, personal injury claims and appeals. He is an astute Barrister who is able to quickly identify key issues and is meticulous in his case preparation. He has a robust advocacy style which is cogent and compelling, and clients are consistently reassured by the quality of his work. Any Solicitor instructing James can do so safe in the knowledge that he will ensure the best possible outcome in a given case.”
Matthew Griffiths – AXA Insurance UK Plc
“Very knowledgeable and approachable, with a keen eye for detail. I always have full confidence that James will deal with cases efficiently and effectively.”
Rebecca Watt – Keoghs LLP
James has eclectic interests, ranging from surfing to what seems to be the perpetual restoration of a 1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 which, we hear, now even starts.