Barrister: James Holmes-Milner

Years qualified: 35 years

Contact James on: 020 7832 0567 or


James is a highly-experienced barrister. He is valued by clients for being approachable. He is committed to providing clear, practical and cost-effective advice.

He has been authorised to carry out direct public access work for many years. He is a Deputy District Judge dealing with property, bankruptcy, family (money) and civil disputes. He lectures around the country in property and employment law.

His direct access clients include private and commercial landlords / tenants; employers and employees; divorcing spouses; co-owners; SMEs; creditors and debtors; executors and beneficiaries of wills.

The following is a summary of the types of work with which he deals under the direct access scheme:

  • Chancery: Wills, trusts, probate and Inheritance Act claims.
  • Commercial / Contract: Debt collection, partnership disputes, sale of goods, buildings contracts.
  • Employment: Unfair dismissal, discrimination, wages and TUPE claims, restrictive covenants, compromise agreements.
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Negligence: Claims against accountants, financial advisers and lawyers (especially arising out of family financial / ancillary relief claims and conveyancing negligence).
  • Property: Land registration, boundary disputes, rights of way, forfeiture of leases, dilapidations, business tenancy renewal and termination, residential tenancies, service charges, restrictive covenants.

More information about his previous cases can be provided to you.

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