James' practice consists of large and intricate (re)insurance and commercial disputes, with a particular focus on financial lines, warranty and indemnity, directors and officers, professional indemnity, management liability and property.

He is often instructed as defence counsel in elaborate and complex litigation in the Superior Courts of New South Wales and Australia, and regularly advises leading Australian and international insurers (both primary and excess layer) on technical indemnity issues in relation to both direct and reinsurance coverage.

James is also an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation.