James Davies


James Davies has a civil practice specialising in commercial and chancery matters. He appears regularly in the County Court and the High Court on interlocutory applications  and appeals as well as fast track and multi-track trials. 

Before coming to the Bar James qualified as a Chartered Accountant. His professional practice included the audit of family owned companies (in particular construction businesses) and professional partnerships. James continues to remain up to date with industry developments and is able to apply his commercial experience to many of his cases. His commercial practice extends to shareholders and share purchase disputes, along with insolvency, both personal and corporate. His probate practice includes contentious and non-contentious work, including contentious probate, claims for breach of fiduciary duty, applications to remove personal representatives, statutory wills and 1975 Act claims. 

Contact details

james.davies@ newsquarechambers.co.uk

Areas of Practice

Private Client

Year Qualified



BCL (Oxon)
BA (Hons) Jurisprudence (Oxon)


Member of R3, STEP Affiliate
Chancery Bar Association
Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales