James Chaplin

Senior Solicitor


James is a Senior Solicitor at Capsticks in our Housing Development team. James has previously worked in the City and more recently for another top 100 regional law firm.
Having had experience in a wide range of commercial property transactions he now specialises in acting on behalf of Registered Providers and private developers to advise on matters of acquisition, development, regeneration projects and commercial property matters.


James’ experience includes advising both landowners and developers on entering into option agreements, conditional contracts and the acquisition and disposal of land for development.

Notable projects

  • James has acted for a developer on the acquisition of a former police station in Hampshire for the construction of 140 new homes.
  • James has acted for a local authority providing advice concerning the acquisition and disposal of assets, as well as providing legal advice on general commercial property matters.

Admitted as a Solicitor



  • BA Hons – University of Wales, Lampeter  
  • LLB Hons – College of Law, Guildford

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