James Roberts

Graduate Trainee Solicitor, Personal Injury

James graduated in law from University College London in 2010 and completed the legal practice course at Cardiff University in 2014. Before joining Gaby Hardwicke in 2017, he worked as a paralegal in the City.

James has wide experience of dealing with complex matters, often with a significant technical or financial element. Examples of work he has assisted with include:

  • R and C Electrical Engineers Limited v Shaylor Construction Limited [2012] (a widely reported case in the construction industry).
  • Acting for over a year for the Financial Conduct Authority in the review of a major bank’s decisions as to causation and quantum of loss following the mis-selling of interest rate hedging products.
  • Acting for a private equity group on one of the largest European fundraising ventures to date (in excess of €15 billion).

As a trainee solicitor at Gaby Hardwicke, James is gaining experience through ‘seats’ in different areas of law, including Commercial, Property and Disputes.

Outside work, James enjoys reading, motorsport and travelling in Europe.


Tel: 01424 735000


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