James is a solicitor and specialist claims advocate within Lockton's Professions team.

Qualifying as solicitor in Australia in 1994, he gained 6 years experience in private practice as an insurance lawyer dealing with claims against professionals including solicitors, accountants, IFAs, surveyors and construction professionals.

James has 14 years' experience in the London market as a claims handler, primarily specialising in claims against solicitors, including 10 years with the Solicitors Indemnity Fund and 4 years with DWF.

James has extensive experience in dealing with coverage disputes and continues to assist in dealing with claims against a variety of professionals.