What can James do for you?
James specialises in non-contentious construction and engineering law, providing contract drafting, negotiation and commercial advice in relation to construction contracts. In addition to building contracts, appointments and collateral warranties, James deals with performance bonds, parent company guarantees and documents such as pre-construction services agreements. James also has experience of providing professional indemnity coverage advice for construction and engineering projects.
Supporting your ambitions
One of James' recent highlights is working on a suite of construction contracts for a multi-million pound high end redevelopment project in London. Projects of this size and complexity are rare and it required the application of first-rate construction law, input from a range of specialist departments at Mills & Reeve and excellent team work to deliver the outcomes and deadlines set by the client.
What do others say?
The 2019 Legal 500 directory recognises James as key lawyer in the construction team in the Manchester office.
The 2018 Legal 500 directory describes the Manchester construction department as "brilliant" and one which delivers an "outstanding service" to its clients. The directory also names James as a recommended lawyer.
What else should you know?
James has always been involved in charity work and is currently a volunteer for Prostate Cancer UK.