James Blake is a Partner at Chambers Russell Lawyers who specialises in building & construction, strata law, debt recovery and commercial litigation. He maintains a practice with a broad range of individual, corporate and strata clients providing advice in relation to both contentious and non-contentious matters.
James started his career in Dublin working in general practice and specialising in insurance, property, wills and estates, intellectual property and commercial litigation.
Since relocating to Sydney in 2008, he has acted in all major jurisdictions in New South Wales including the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, District Court, Local Court and the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal and is an experienced litigator. James has prepared and presented seminars to a range of participants in the property, strata and construction industries and regularly publishes articles on a variety of matters spanning a broad range of subjects relevant to the provision of up to date legal advice.
James holds a Bachelor of Laws from Portobello College Dublin and the University of Wales. He is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and the Law Society of New South Wales.