James advises on a wide range of matters affecting the provision of primary care and the role of GPs, dentists, pharmacists and optometrists. His work includes advice on commissioning and governance arrangements and performance management of contractors. His work also includes advising on the regulatory framework underpinning the provision of services by primary care contractors such as the Performers Lists Regulations, as well as working with commissioning organisations including CCGs and NHS England, to manage under performing contractors through the relevant contractual frameworks.
James’ work also includes representing and advising commissioning organisations in respect of appeals to the First Tier Tribunal (previously the FHSAA) and FHSAU as well as judicial review proceedings.
- Doshi v Southend on Sea Primary Care Trust  EWHC 1361 (Admin),  All ER (D) 48 (May)
- Costco Wholesale UK Ltd v Milton Keynes Primary Care Trust  EWCH 216 (Admin),  All ER (D) 265 (Feb)
- R (on the application of Malik) v Waltham Forest Primary Care Trust and another  EWCA CIV 265,  All ER (D) 462 (Mar)
Called to the Bar 1987