James is a prominent leasehold enfranchisement valuation expert. He is a regular contributor to RICS publications and co-authored the leading title “Leasehold Enfranchisement Explained”, which is an essential companion for all professionals involved in this complex area of work.
Following his earlier career in the Army, James qualified as a chartered surveyor in 1992 and joined W.A. Ellis in 1995, where he now leads the valuation department. He sits on the Leasehold Reform Working Group on behalf of the RICS.