James is a Trainee Solicitor currently undertaking work in our civil litigation and employment departments. His main area of expertise is in dismissal cases, such as unfair dismissal or constructive dismissal due to discrimination. In addition, through his previous work James has excellent knowledge of auto enrolment pensions and the legal matters surrounding mortgages and pension transferring.
James studied law at Newcastle University and graduated with an LL.B (hons) in 2014. He continued his studying in the North-East with Northumbria University for the Legal Practice Course (LPC) in 2015. Since 2015, James worked for a Financial Advisors firm before returning to Cumbria to join Bendles in January 2018.
James has an keen interest in all sports, in particular tennis, squash or golf. James is a committee member of the Carlisle Squash Club.