James is FOURTEEN’s Senior Practice Manager and has overall responsibility of the clerking team. He joined chambers in 2009 after working at two other high-profile family law chambers and has over 20 years clerking experience.
James has extensive knowledge of the members of FOURTEEN and their individual practices and takes pride in linking the right barrister to the right case. He oversees management of members' diaries and handles fee negotiations at all levels. In July 2016 James achieved the ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management, specifically tailored for barristers’ clerks, sponsored by chambers.