James started his training contract with CG in November 2019 undertaking his first seat in employment. Before joining CG, James worked as a paralegal for DWF as part of the subrogated recoveries team. Here James was based in-house at a multinational insurance company working on pre-litigated and litigated matters.
James graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2015 with a 2:1 in Law. At university James was the social secretary of the university’s snow sports society and had a weekly radio show on student radio. James went on to study the Legal Practice Course with a Master’s degree in Professional Legal Practice from the University of Law in Manchester, for which he gained a distinction.
Outside of work James has a keen interested in skiing, having worked a ski season in the French Alps on his gap year. James also enjoys running, socialising with friends, and attending many gigs and music festivals.