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James Wynne

James Wynne

Call: 2002

Barrister

“an excellent advocate with a calm demeanour”

Chambers & Partners

“adept at handling cases with complex factual backgrounds”.

Chambers & Partners

James Wynne

“an excellent advocate with a calm demeanour”

Chambers & Partners

“adept at handling cases with complex factual backgrounds”.

Chambers & Partners

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“Persistent and determined”, he handles a broad spectrum of employment and commercial disputes, and has a strong reputation for his excellent performances in the tribunal. Sources particularly stressed his skill at handling appellate cases.”

“He is incredibly knowledgeable and clients love him.” “very thorough, calm and mild-mannered”

 “a fine knowledge of employment law” and “the ability to think on his feet when needed”. He is “an excellent advocate with a calm demeanour” and is “adept at handling cases with complex factual backgrounds”.
(Chambers & Partners)

James’ practice covers individual employment law, commercial litigation, injunctions, collective/trade union aspects of labour law, the regulation of charities, and professional liability.

  • Commercial expertise covers contractual disputes, directors duties, civil fraud, partnership, shareholder rights, soft IP, copyright and passing off, jurisdiction disputes, insolvency and agency.
  • Regularly instructed in injunction proceedings both for claimants and defendants, James has experience of confidential information and team move cases, springboard injunctions, search orders and injunctions relating to the inspection of electronic documents. He has experience of industrial action injunction proceedings and injunctions protecting charities from maladministration.
  • Acts in high profile discrimination, TUPE and collective employment matters and has often been instructed to appear before the EAT and Court of Appeal.
  • Has a particular interest in the administration of charities. His work includes governance issues and management disputes, trustee duties, constitution interpretation, employment and contractual/commercial disputes.
  • A number of his cases have involved international disputes and foreign jurisdictions. He has rights of audience before the DIFC Courts in Dubai, where he has undertaken full trials at first instance and appeals before the DIFC Court of Appeal.

James contributes to the loose leaf “Transfer of Undertakings” (Sweet and Maxwell), and wrote chapters for The Law of Industrial Action and Trade Union Recognition, 2nd ed 2011 (OUP) .

Before studying law James studied engineering at Cambridge University, and worked as an engineer for the Ministry of Defence and in the private sector.

Commercial

Injunctions

Employment – Tribunal and High Court

Collective/Trade Union

Charities Law

Disciplinary, Regulatory & Professional Liability

Appellate

Arbitration

Personal Background

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