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James joined Birketts in September 2021 as a Trainee Solicitor.
James is in his second seat with the Private Client Advisory Team and is currently based in our Chelmsford office. James assists the team with a range of Private Client matters, such as the drafting of wills and trust documents, and with succession planning matters more widely.
James’ previous seat was in Property Litigation.
Prior to joining Birketts, James graduated from Exeter University with a 2:1 degree in History. James then achieved a Commendation in the Graduate Diploma in Law from the University of Law in Exeter. James went on to gain a Distinction in both his Legal Practice Course and in his Masters of Law, Business and Management at the University of Law in London, Moorgate.
Prior to joining Birketts, James worked as a Paralegal in the nation’s leading Securitisation team.
Outside of work, James enjoys long-distance running, regularly running anything from 10ks to half-marathons. James is looking to fundraise with a view to entering the London Marathon in 2023.