James is a member of the Suffolk Agricultural Association and the Agricultural Law Association.
James is ranked in band 1 by Chambers [UK 2022]. Clients in this edition say "I like his approach - he is straightforward, succinct and to the point". In the previous edition a source enthuses that "James is considered and professional at all times, balancing real-world common sense with a deep understanding of the law".
James is also recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2021]. Clients in this edition note ‘James Dinwiddy has a very pragmatic approach, is commercially-minded and got the deal done'. Another client adds ‘The individuals within the team are personable and professional and you get the sense they really care about the work they are doing. Having worked closely with James Dinwiddy and Imogen Grainger they were always friendly, approachable and open in the advice being given and cut through the normal jargon to get to the crux of matter. The main qualities I valued were their clear and concise advice and willingness to work with me for the benefit of our mutual client'.