James Robinson


Partner

'Easily the best solicitor I work with. If I had a property litigation problem, I would go to him.'

Legal 500 [UK 2021]

Experience

James joined Birketts in 2002, qualifying as a Solicitor in September 2004. He is a Partner in our Property Litigation Team.

James deals with a wide range of property related disputes and is an expert Litigator. Most of his practice focuses on rights to light and telecoms, where he specialises in advising developers on major projects and is well known and respected within the industry.  

James has a diverse client base, acting for local authorities, universities, developers, police and fire authorities and private individuals.

James is supported by a team of Solicitors dealing with property litigation claims and we boast one of the largest teams of this nature outside of London.

James is based at our Ipswich office.

Other Information

James is a member of the Property Litigation Association.

James is recommended and named as a 'Leading Individual' by Legal 500 [UK 2021]. Clients in this edition say ‘Very professional. James Robinson specialises in telecoms. He is pragmatic and very client-focused. He is exceptional in all areas of his work'. Another adds ‘James Robinson – he is the real standout partner. He has superb technical knowledge and great practical knowledge of the property sector, particularly in relation to development rights and telecommunications, which are both areas that few can do really well in my experience. But he really excels in practical nous, and the ability to get things done. Easily the best solicitor I work with. If I had a property litigation problem, I would go to him'.

James is ranked by Chambers [UK 2020]. Sources in this edition say "he's incredibly clever and knowledgeable. He is fantastic and really resourceful, practical and tough but not needlessly so". In the previous edition sources praise his "very sound commercial and legal judgement" adding "he has a very good feel for what the right answer to any problem should be".

Legal 500 UK 2021 Leading Individual