James Douglas commenced his Readership at 13 St James Hall Chambers in September 2020.
Prior to joining the Bar, James had around 15 years of experience as a solicitor in Sydney and London. His principal areas of practice during that time were corporate, banking & financial services and commercial law in contentious and non-contentious matters.
Most recently, James was a Senior Legal Counsel at the Commonwealth Bank advising CBA financial advice licensees on breach reporting obligations and managing remediation projects arising out of the Banking Royal Commission.
James holds Master’s degrees in law (University of Sydney) and business (UNSW).