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James Hawkins

James Hawkins

Partner - Head of Section โ€“โ€“โ€“ London

James has over 25 years' experience of advising local government clients, private sector contractors, charities and registered providers on a range of major projects.  He has particular experience of leading teams delivering waste infrastructure and environmental services projects.  He also advises on strategic partnerships, joint ventures, public sector trading companies and commercial contracts with the public sector.

James leads the tier 1 ranked (by Chambers UK 2018 and the Legal 500 2018) Local Government team at Trowers & Hamlins and is a 'notable practitioner' in his field.  His role includes making connections between different sectors and practice groups to create opportunities for clients and deliver innovative solutions to today's commercial challenges.  Since joining Trowers & Hamlins, James has advised on more than 60 closed projects.

He is a regular speaker on local authority and real estate matters.

Clients say: "James has been great – always reassuring, always available and very helpful. He goes above and beyond to assist."