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James is a partner of Lavan, an independent law firm in Perth operating in association with Gadens.

James specialises in commercial litigation. He has spent the last 15 years focusing on corporate disputes, insolvency and bankruptcy, building and construction disputes, consumer and competition matters, mining tenement disputes, property law, banking and finance matters, contractual disputes and intellectual property matters. James is a senior partner in Lavan’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution team and specialises in commercial litigation and dispute resolution.

James’ experience extends to corporate disputes, insolvency and bankruptcy, building and construction disputes, consumer and competition matters, mining tenement disputes, property law, banking and finance matters, contractual disputes and intellectual property matters.

James also leads Lavan’s Wills & Estates and Private Clients teams, and has extensive experience in contentious and non-contentious trust and estate matters and estate planning.