James has earned a wealth of experience in criminal defence throughout his career – He is renowned for arguing new and complex points of law and he is equally well respected as a trial lawyer at sheriff and Jury and summary level.
James began his career in criminal defence after securing a traineeship with Belmonte & Co in 2007. Shortly after this, he began working as a qualified assistant with Nigel Beaumont and Co in 2009. Here, James spent 6 years as an assistant before becoming an Associate at the firm in 2015. James left the firm in 2017 to pursue his own interests in setting up a criminal defence practice in Edinburgh.
With his skill, dedication and determination you can be assured the best possible outcome for you, your family, or friend.