James is a Senior Solicitor in the Private Client team, specialising in Wills and Powers of Attorney, the administration of Executry estates, tax and succession planning and asset protection.
James completed his BA Law at the University of Abertay Dundee in 2002 before undertaking the graduate entry LLB at the University of Strathclyde and the Diploma in Legal Practice at the Glasgow Graduate School of Law. He then undertook his legal traineeship with a large Private Client Firm in Dundee before gaining 11 years’ experience working in a large central Scotland firm. James joined the firm in May 2019. James is also a Notary Public.
James is based at Stuart & Stuart’s head office in Edinburgh.
Outside of work, James enjoys travelling and experiencing foreign cultures. As a season ticket holder at Murrayfield, James supports Scottish Rugby as well as following a variety of sports such as football, golf and the NFL.