James has over 47 years’ real estate services experience in the UK property market and for over ten years was on the Vail Williams Executive Board, involved in setting the strategic direction of the business.
His career began with Savills (London), before joining Daniel Watney (City) and Lambert Smith Hampton (Reading).
During those early years he was a business space leasing agent, specialising in the acquisition and disposal of commercial floorspace throughout southern England. He joined Vail Williams in 1995 becoming an equity partner in 1997, responsible for all transactional agency.
James then became Finance Partner for Vail Williams and a member of the LPA Receivership team, involved in property related insolvency matters nationwide, across both the residential and commercial property sectors.
Since May 2016, James has been a consultant to Vail Williams on specific projects which relate to both property and wider business matters.
He enjoys gardening, motor racing and shooting, and has an appreciation of good food and fine wine.
- Real estate services
- Commercial property consultancy
- Buying commercial property
- Commercial property investment
- Selling commercial property