James undertakes general commercial and business law, including claims concerning commercial contracts. He does an increasing amount of employment work. He does personal injury work (both claimant and defendant) in fast track and multi-track cases. In his personal injury practice, he has a particular interest in cases in relation to accidents that have occurred abroad (including coach crashes and air crashes). He also has experience of Inquests.
Publications and Lectures: James contributes to client bulletins produced by Chambers in Personal Injury and Travel. He has participated in seminars for client firms on Travel, and also delivered a talk to a major insurer on aspects of the litigation of personal injury claims.
James Hawkins has recently provided a talk, with Navjot Atwal to a team of Personal Injury Solicitors on 'Fatal Claims & Inquests'. The hand-outs to the seminar are available for download here.
MA (Law, First Class); LLM (First Class) Clare College, Cambridge