James joined Weightmans in 1989, qualified as a solicitor in 1991 and became a partner in 1997. He has 27 years' experience of professional indemnity claims acting for the insurers mainly of solicitors. He has extensive experience of alternative dispute resolution.
James is Weightmans' Head of Compliance. In that capacity he is COLP, Financial Services Compliance Officer, Money Laundering Compliance Officer and Data Protection Supervisor. He leads the audit team and is responsible for the practice's Lexcel and ISO27001 accreditations. He deals with all the practice's professional indemnity insurance issues.