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James was called to the Bar in 2019 by Inner Temple following his completion of the Bar Transfer Test.
Before joining the Bar, James trained and practised as a solicitor in the litigation department of a leading US law firm in its London and Hong Kong offices. During his time as a solicitor, James gained experience of advising clients on a variety of commercial disputes with international dimensions.
Between 2017 and 2018, James was a judicial assistant to Lord Hughes and Lady Black at the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. During this time, he assisted the Justices in a range of high-profile cases across many different areas of law. James has also taught as a Teaching Fellow in Commercial Law at University College London.
James studied the postgraduate Bachelor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford (Mansfield College), and holds a BCL (International) with first class honours from University College Dublin.