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James Melvin-Bath

James Melvin-Bath LLB (Hons)

Associate, solicitor-advocate

I am an associate, solicitor-advocate in Willans’ Legal 500-rated dispute resolution & litigation team.

I enjoy working closely with my clients to not only consider the legal factors of their matters, but also the time and financial implications. This enables me to support clients with a commercially-focused and financially-aware approach to dispute resolution.

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Key skills

I help clients ranging from individuals to large limited companies, with a range of dispute resolution matters. My key skills include:

  • Higher Rights of Audience in the Senior Courts of England and Wales;
  • Proactive and fast-paced service, ensuring that matters are quickly dealt with and progressed efficiently;
  • Providing commercially-minded advice to resolve matters for clients in an effective, timely and cost-effective manner.

Experience highlights

My experience includes:

  • Working with clients in the hospitality, exhibition, retail, technology and logistics sectors;
  • Settlement of high-value construction disputes;
  • Litigation and advocacy for wide variety of commercial clients;
  • Specialist and classic car litigation;
  • The successful resolution of landlord and tenant matters, including possession claims involving overseas landlords;
  • Assisting landlords with repossessions of commercial property and the recovery of rent arrears, along with contested lease renewals;
  • The recovery of commercial and private debts, including disputes over work completed and unpaid invoices;
  • Resolving high-value contentious probate matters, inheritance and trust disputes.
  • " of the most approachable individuals I have ever worked with."
    Client feedback
  • "James went above and beyond advising me on all the different options. I will definitely recommend to other family and friends. Thank you James!"
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  • The Legal 500 recommended lawyer 2022

James Melvin-Bath LLB (Hons) can help you with a range of services

Inheritance & trust disputes
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Contractual disputes
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Property litigation
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Property disputes
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