James Dawson is described as an "astute advocate" who "has good instincts" and can "speak the client's language." Clients note his particular strength in TUPE cases".
James Dawson is recommended by the Legal 500 UK Directory 2012/13 for his expertise. "At 3PB, James Dawson is ‘extremely knowledgeable, confident and sensible’."
James is an experienced, specialist employment & civil practitioner. He has been frequently recommended by the Legal 500 in various disciplines including employment law where he has been described as "Very Bright" and “‘extremely knowledgeable, confident and sensible’ and insolvency law here he has been described as "providing a high quality service..." It has also was acknowledged him as being "highly rated by solicitors".
James specialises in the following areas:
Commercial Law (including bankruptcy, insolvency and consumer credit)
His CV in respect of his specialist areas can be obtained via the links on this page.
An "excellent choice of barrister" (lay client)
"it was very reassuring to be so ably represented" (lay client)
"Thanks for giving me Mr Dawson for this job. He excelled and got us a good result" (instructing solicitor)
"I would definitely instruct him again" (instructing solicitor).
"Most importantly can you please convey our thanks to our barrister James Dawson who represented us so well; it was clearly evident that he had thoroughly prepared for the case. His knowledge of the facts and background information was very impressive and his skills in cross examination ...[were] excellent. He was very easy to work with and very supportive to those witnesses who were less confident at the prospect of being a witness”. (HR Partner of lay client).
"We consider he conducted a difficult hearing in an exemplary fashion" Extract from the judgment of the tribunal in Uche v Oxfordshire County Council.
A v B 2013 [UKEAT/0025/13/DM]
Cat A listing
Abellio v Musse  IRLR 360
Fulthorpe v Heal 2012 UKEAT/0420/11
Johnson v RCUK 2012 UKEATPB/1928/11/ZT
Robert Harry Pick v Chief Land Registrar  EWHC 206  3 WLR 3
Trustee in Bankruptcy of Gordon Robin Claridge v Claridge  EWHC 2047 (Ch)  1 FCR 388 :  BPIR 1529 :
Trustee in Bankruptcy of Louise St John Poulton v Ministry of Justice  Ch 1
LLB (Hons) University of Southampton
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