James specialises in wills, estate and capital tax planning and probate, both onshore and offshore, and charity administration. He has experience of advising a wide range of clients, including high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, charities, families and farming clients. James is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners (STEP) and also holds the STEP Advanced Certificate in UK Tax for International Clients.
After qualifying as a solicitor, James worked as an in-house lawyer with Aviva before moving into wills and estate planning in 2007.
- 2016 - Present: Howes Percival LLP, Senior Associate
- 2010 - 2016: WillcoxLewis LLP, Solicitor
- 2007 - 2010: Mills & Reeve LLP, Solicitor
- 2004 - 2007: Aviva plc, Solicitor
- 1997 - 2004: Aviva plc
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