James is set to qualify as a Solicitor in September 2021. Initially, James worked for 12 months in the Commercial Property team, representing a number of high profile property developers based across the North West in all aspects of commercial development transactions.
James broadened his knowledge in his training seat in the Social Housing department at MSB. He worked for large Social Housing providers on a range of cases including Anti-Social Behaviour, Breach of Tenancy and Possession proceedings. James also assisted with a wide range of Landlord and Tenant matters including Private Landlord, Leaseholder, Boundary Disputes and Shared-Ownership, and on numerous occasions successfully advocated for client’s in Court.
James is now in his final seat and made the decision to qualify in to Commercial Property. James is working for banks, bridging lenders and developers on multi-million pound commercial lending deals. In addition, James is heavily involved with specific and niche transactions including lease extensions, option agreements, promotion agreements and sales at auction. A critical role at present is to assist clients and navigate them through uncertainty following a global pandemic.