James graduated from Durham University in 2015 with a 2:1 in Business and Management. He later went on to study at the University of Law in Moorgate where he completed his Legal Practice Course and attained an MSc in Law, Business and Management with distinction.
Outside of work, James enjoys volunteering in the local community and has previously served as a charity trustee for several charities. James is currently a serving Special Constable with Essex Police, which is supported by Birketts via the Employer Supported Policing Scheme. James also enjoys travelling and is currently working on improving his Spanish.