Complex questions often have simple solutions. I find a way through the complexity and deliver results.

James in 60 seconds

James specialises in commercial real estate, focusing on development, sales and acquisitions, leasing transactions, major infrastructure projects and property management.

James acts for a broad range of government authorities, including NSW Government transport agencies (such as Transport for NSW, Sydney Trains and RMS), local councils, and agencies with property management or development functions. A recent highlight has been advising UrbanGrowth NSW on the Riverstone Scheduled Lands Project (Precinct A), a 300 lot 'paper subdivision' residential development project (the first to occur in Australia).

James also acts for a range of private sector clients, including property funds, retailers, developers, financial institutions and restructuring/insolvency practitioners. A recent highlight has been acting for a leading international waste recycling and processing group on the simultaneous sale and leaseback of 10 industrial sites in NSW, QLD, VIC and WA.

James combines his technical legal expertise with a thorough understanding of his clients' business objectives and the regulatory framework in which they operate. James' clients appreciate his approachability, responsiveness and ability to deliver succinct advice that delivers real solutions.


  • BBus, LLB

Industry associations

  • Law Society of NSW Young Lawyers Property Law Committee - Member