Jim is a former Solicitor and has now been at the Bar for 11 years. He has developed an expertise in what might be described as ‘social and public law’, dealing with a number of related and overlapping fields including: Personal Inury and Clinical Negligence, Employment and Discrimination, and Court of Protection and Social Care work. He has an entry in Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 for Employment and in Chambers and Partners for Civil Liberties and Human Rights.
Jim is also a Recorder of the County and Crown Courts, Deputy District Judge of the Magistrates Court and Part-Time Employment Judge. He is one of the youngest people in the country to have achieved these multiple judicial positions (now 39). He is also a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Birmingham University.
Qualifications and Appointments:
- Treasury Counsel (Civil) since 2007
- Part-Time Employment Judge since 2009
- Deputy District Judge (Magistrates Court) since 2009
- Crown Court Recorder since 2012
Articles and Publications:
- Thomson Encyclopedia of Employment Law