James is a Solicitor Advocate and Avocat au Barreau de Paris.
Specialised in international arbitration and dispute resolution, James has acted as counsel and advised clients in arbitration proceedings in energy-, construction-, telecommunication- and sports-related disputes conducted in both French and English under the auspices of several institutions (ICC, LCIA, VIAC, CAS) applying the laws of various jurisdictions. James is also experienced in litigation matters including substantive commercial disputes and proceedings ancillary to arbitration.
Since Brexit, James has been central to building a trade remedies practice in London, expanding on the firm's extensive experience in Brussels. James' work has involved advising on active UK dumping and subsidisation investigations, as well as related matters such as circumvention.
James is an annual contributor to the Paris Journal of International Arbitration and has published on arbitration matters in the Revue de Droit des Affaires Internationales. James has lectured at ESCP Europe on international arbitration and MARC and at Omnes Education on international trade. James has also spoken on trade remedies at webinars and events around the UK, including the Trade Remedies Authority's Annual Forum in 2023.