James is a Senior Consultant based in the Yeovil office and provides advice to a range of rural businesses across the south west. He has worked with Laurence Gould since 1997 giving advice to retained clients and undertaking business appraisals to establish a direction for development. James specialises in the dairy sector but also has wide ranging experience covering fruit, vegetables, combinable crops, beef and sheep enterprises.
He also carries out expert witness work in particular family disputes, tenancy arbitration, contract farming and dairy based litigation.
His other specialism is in contract farming operating arable, dairy and heifer rearing contract agreements.
James is a partner in the family farming business, which he has set up over the past 13 years.
James is also County NFU Chairman for Somerset.