James accepts briefs in the areas of family law and related jurisdictions (including Intervention Order matters) in all local, regional and interstate Courts. James is a Nationally Accredited Mediator and accepts briefs to act as a mediator.
James has practised exclusively in the area of family law since his admission in 2012.
Prior to coming to the Bar, James was a Senior Associate at Gadens Lawyers in Melbourne and before that, an Associate at O’Sullivan Davies Lawyers, a prominent family law firm in Perth. James gained extensive experience in both complex parenting and property settlement matters, including matters concerning international relocation, family violence, sexual abuse allegations, trust and business structures, valuation methodology and jurisdictional issues. James has also conducted matters at appellate level.
James read with Andrew Barbayannis. His senior mentor was Minal Vohra S.C.