James Willis

James is head of employment law here at stevensdrake.  He has extensive experience of providing advice to both employers and employees on all aspects of employment law.

As well as pursuing and defending the full range of Employment Tribunal claims, James spends a considerable amount of his time providing advice and support to businesses of various sizes.  He can advise in relation to employment contracts, policies, grievances, disciplinary issues, absenteeism and performance management.  He regularly helps clients on redundancy exercises and internal reorganisations.

James has been described as an ‘Associate to Watch’ by Chambers UK, an independent guide to the legal profession.  His clients regard him as “thorough”, “easy to work with” and someone who avoids blinding them with legal jargon.

Outside of work, James balances family life with ambitions of improving his tennis and getting a bit fitter.


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