James Buchanan

James Buchanan

"He's approachable, has a keen legal mind and is very strategic." "He is fantastic with clients and is very responsive. He is also a great advocate on his feet and charms coroners and juries alike." and "A really pragmatic barrister. He is tactically very strong and has a dry sense of humour."

Chambers UK 2021
Year of call: 1993
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James Buchanan is recognised as a leading criminal and inquest practitioner, specialising in corporate and gross negligence manslaughter, health and safety, trading standards offences and financial crime.

James specialises in workplace crime and has significant experience within the construction, retail, manufacturing, transport and healthcare sectors.

What others say:

“James grasps issues very quickly and is able to articulate arguments with relative ease. He is well liked by juries and has become well versed in his knowledge of health and safety law. He has a likeable manner and has a way of putting clients at ease.” – Legal 500 UK 2021

“He is very experienced and very good with clients, and his main strength is that he is so approachable and down-to-earth.” “Great attention to detail in preparation and first class presentation in court.”  Chambers UK 2020

“Very good on his feet with a great client manner.” – Legal 500 2020

“Very good with clients, very down-to-earth and very approachable. He’s brilliant with clients.” – Chambers UK 2018

“A good team player, who is a pleasure to work with.” – Legal 500 2017

“Charming, knowledgeable and justifiably established as one of the leading juniors for health and safety.” – Chambers UK 2017

“He is excellent in front of clients and very able on his feet. His ‘red-meat’ criminal background stands him in good stead when dealing with complex regulatory matters. His case analysis is sound and he is incredibly hard-working and very approachable. He is very good at building relationships.” – Chambers UK 2016

“An extremely diligent practitioner with a meticulous attention to detail.” – Chambers UK 2015

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