James has extensive experience of professional negligence claims and most notably in advising solicitors and barristers in the context of both civil claims and disciplinary actions; he also acts for insurers on a wide range of coverage disputes and handles D&O matters and claims against professionals working within financial services.

James is a recognised band 1 leading lawyer in Legal 500 and his 2020 testimonials included:

"James Preece is a seriously bright man, with a great feel for strategy and the nuance of difficult cases. He is also extremely personable, and a great favourite with insurers and clients alike."