A barrister focused on your best interests.

James specialises in Costs and is a highly experienced Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence lawyer. He also accepts instructions relating to general civil litigation and family law proceedings.

James deals with all aspects of Child Arrangements under Section 8 of the Children Act.  He is frequently instructed to attend dispute resolution appointments.

James also accepts instructions in relation to financial matters on marriage breakdown.  He is familiar with issues relating to income and capital orders.

Civil Litigation and Costs

James is a specialist civil litigation and costs barrister.  He regularly conducts trials for Claimants and Defendants in the county courts across the UK and acts for many of the country’s leading solicitors, public bodies and insurers.  

James adopts a forensic cross examination technique in court and he has secured many victories for clients since joining Clerksroom.

James sits as a magistrate and is familiar with all aspects of summary only offences and sentencing in the Magistrates Court.  

He is regularly instructed to defend road traffic charges including speeding, driving under the influence, careless and dangerous driving, failure to furnish information and insurance offences.

I just wanted to let you what a great job James did yesterday. His briefing to me and handling of the judge and opposition were first class and a major reason for the result. I hope everybody at your end is pleased with the outcome. And thanks to you for your efforts, a good team performance!
Dave Sewards | Home Agency
James (Miller) is an experienced cost advocate who has achieved some very good results for me. I wouldn't hesitate to instruct him again.
Sarah McDonald | Cost Advocates
(James Miller) is an extremely effective advocate and negotiator. We would definitely use his services again.
David Jarmain | LL.B.99 Hippos Limited
I would recommend James Miller to anyone he is a pleasure to work with. The outcome was always better than expected. I was impressed by his skills and knowledge. I felt the matter was fully reviewed & I was updated throughout. I will be using him again.
Ifzal Hussain | Ageas Law
"James Miller is a highly skilled and experienced advocate. I was extremely impressed by his knowledge of Costs Law. I would recommend him to anyone."
John Guilfoyle | JJ Black Consultancy Ltd
"Mr Miller’s has a professional and no-non sense attitude. I am always confident my clients will be in the very best of hands when I instruct him.  I would highly recommend Mr Miller.”
Hannah Wilde | Litigation Executive
“James has helped me out with several matters over the years.  He is extremely efficient and professional.  I would recommend him to anyone.”
B Ridgway | Alkrington
James was really helpful in getting my will updated post-divorce. He was very friendly to deal with and very respectful of the sensitive nature of the situation. Thank you James for helping me to get things sorted so quickly and efficiently!
Rachel | Cheshire
James was recommended to me by a friend... He made the whole process easy, explaining everything in detail. Thank you, James, for such a smooth and speedy service.
Kate | Manchester

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