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Year of Call: 1984

E: jamesbarker@enterprisechambers.com

T: 020 7405 0471

Clerk: Michael Ireland

Clerk: Luke Clark

Profile

James has been in practice at Enterprise Chambers since 1987. He specialises in the areas of insolvency, company, partnership, commercial, banking and property.

  • James is an absolutely excellent trial lawyer; he has a strong grasp of the details and is very charming and down to earth in his delivery.

    Chambers and Partners - 2020
  • He's a great tactician who gives excellent and timely service, and is an incredibly convincing and formidable advocate who is always very well prepared.

    Chambers and Partners - 2020
  • Very user-friendly, incredibly bright and very efficient

    Legal 500 – 2020
  • Has a forensic intelligence that cuts straight to the heart of the dispute

    Legal 500 – 2020
  • His cross-examination skills are absolutely fantastic, and he is equally as good on paper as he is on his feet

    Chambers and Partners 2019
  • He is exceptional and his practical analytical approach makes the complicated simple

    Chambers and Partners 2019
  • Great all round – an excellent advocate, always thorough but also approachable.

    Legal 500 – 2019
  • Technically excellent and maintains commercial awareness.

    Legal 500 – 2019
  • He's got one of the best minds for knotty legal problems - he just untangles difficult law and difficult facts.

    Chambers & Partners 2018
  • Clients like him as he's straight talking and really easy to get on with. You feel really secure when he's on your team.

    Chambers & Partners 2018
  • He has authority, provides really clear advice and is good with clients.

    Legal 500 - 2017
  • An excellent, well-rounded barrister, who always provides brilliant technical and commercial advice. A pleasure to work with.

Practice Areas

Significant Cases

Career and Associations

LLB, University of Birmingham

Called to the Bar in 1984

Member of the Chancery Bar Association

Member of the Property Bar Association