James moved from the East Midlands to the South East in 2018 to study at Sussex University.
During his time at University, James volunteered on a number of Law Clinics supporting projects ranging from wildlife conservation and biodiversity, to researching the commercial impacts of COVID-19 on the performing arts sector.
After achieving a First Class Degree in Law with Politics in 2022, James joined MWB as a Legal Support Assistant, later moving to the Commercial department as a Paralegal.
Before working at MWB, James worked in food service and hospitality, building key client relationship and service skills.
James is aiming to qualify as a solicitor through the SQE route after completing an LLM in Legal Practice and fulfilling the qualifying work experience requirements.
In his spare time James enjoys baking, playing the bass guitar and going to live music events in and around Brighton.