He is an alumnus of Strathmore University Business School, the Wharton School, Said Business School and Harvard Law School having attended and successfully completed executive education programmes in the said schools.
James has special expertise in alternative dispute resolution, creation of securities and their realization. He is also involved in mergers and acquisitions, amalgamation and winding up of companies, loan recovery and drafting of commercial and conveyancing documents. He regularly handles commercial litigation cases, arbitration and mediation in construction disputes. He is an accredited mediator in Kenya and a certified executive leadership coach.
On a part time basis, he serves as adjunct Faculty in Strathmore University Business School where he teaches “the Art of Negotiation” and “the Art of Persuasion”.
James is the Chief Prosecutor for the Law Society of Kenya at the Advocates Disciplinary Tribunal.
He is a member of the Law Society of Kenya, the East African Law Society, the International Bar Association, the Commonwealth Lawyers Association and the Pan African Lawyers Union.