James acts for businesses and insurers in relation to a broad span of commercial disputes and regulatory matters, with particular experience in relation to construction disputes (including litigation, arbitration and adjudication), contract disputes and professional negligence actions.
He is a keen proponent of the tactical use of mediation, where appropriate, as a means of resolving disputes cost-effectively and creatively.James also specialises in technology, intellectual property and media law disputes, and regularly advises clients in relation to copyright, trade marks and passing off, and design rights. His media law practice focuses upon defamation, privacy, information law and data protection issues, including the management of reputational risk to individuals and businesses.James also regularly advises clients in respect of licensing and in relation to betting, gaming and prize competitions.
Ruth is a Senior Associate with experience of a wide range of commercial property transactions ranging from investment, real estate finance and corporate occupier work to large scale multi-phased property development/regeneration schemes advising landowners and developers.
Donna is a senior associate who specialises in commercial lettings and environmental matters and is a member of the Environmental and Planning Law Association Northern Ireland.