James Holding

Year of call:



2014 - Lancaster University, LLB (Hons)

2015 - BPTC, Outstanding, Northumbria University


2018 - Pupil at Park Square Barristers

2019 - Tenant at PSQB

2020 - CPS Level 2 Prosecutor


2014 - Deans Award, Northumbria University

2015 - Campbell Foster Prize, Middle Temple Trinity Chambers Prize, hightest scoring candidate on the BPTC at Northumbria University Criminal Practice Prize, Northumbria University Opinion Writing Prize, Northumbria University

James has a strong credit hire practice and regularly appears in county courts across the country on behalf of claimants and defendant insurers alike. His comprehensive knowledge of the law in this area coupled with his well versed submissions cut right to the heart of issues. He is popular with clients due to his ability to adapt his conferences to suit particular needs, timeframes and levels of understanding.

As well as conducting trials, he also handles any pre-trial or post-trial applications and has secured costs for unreasonable behaviour in small claims hearings on a number of occasions.

James is also regularly instructed in MOJ Stage 3, infant approval and disposal hearings.

Contact James’ clerks

Senior Clerk – Andy Reeves on 0113 213 5252

Talia Webster on 0113 202 8609

Joshua Duree on 0113 213 5246

Mike Alexander on  0113 2135254

Rajan Abdullah on 0113 213 5207