James Byrne

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James Byrne is a Barrister specialising in Family law, Housing law and Business & Property law.

As a Family law specialist practitioner, James regularly appears in the family court dealing with all private children matters, including cases involving allegations of domestic abuse and parental alienation. He frequently deals with Non-Molestation Orders in the family court and has undertaken work on occupation orders.

James receives instructions in housing cases and has undertaken trials for possession orders, applications for anti-social behaviour injunctions and committal proceedings. He has also appeared in cases arguing points of public law, human rights and equality act defences. He has advised on homelessness appeals, unlawful eviction, business tenancies and forfeiture. James acts for both landlords and tenants.

James has appeared in the Magistrates’ Court dealing with regulatory matters ranging from environmental prosecutions, taxi licensing appeals and security licensing appeals.

Dealing with Business & Property matters, James undertakes small claims and fast track trials in the County Court and has received instructions for the multi-track.


The City Law School, Bar Professional Training Course, Very Competent, 2012

City University London, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2011

University of Leeds, Bachelor Degree History, 1st (Hons) 2010


The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

The Denning Society

Free Representation Unit volunteer


Lord Bowen Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn, 2010

Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn, 2011

Hubert Greenland Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn, 2014

A semi finalist in the Crown Office Chambers moot in 2011

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