Experience and Background

James is a first year trainee currently undertaking his second seat with the Commercial team based in Leicester/Northampton. In his first seat, he spent six months in the Dispute Resolution/Litigation team.

James commenced his training contract with the firm in September 2023 after just over 4 years working as a Real Estate Paralegal in both Midlands and London firms.

James completed his undergraduate degree at Nottingham Trent University in 2018 and completed his Legal Practice Course in 2021.

  • 2023 - Present: Trainee Solicitor, Howes Percival LLP
  • 2022 - 2023: Paralegal, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • 2018 - 2022: Senior Paralegal, Geldards LLP
  • 2020 - 2021: Legal Practice Course LLM, Nottingham Law School
  • 2015 - 2018: Business Law LLB, Nottingham Trent University



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