James Bowen Trainee Solicitor

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Contact Details

James is a Trainee Solicitor in our Cardiff Office.

Main areas of practice

James is presently in his second seat with the firm, undertaking a seat in Commercial & Charities.

Prior to commencing his training contract James worked as a paralegal in the litigation team for four years in total, but specialised solely in Restructuring & Insolvency for two years.


James’s Blog

Digital Marketing Agency Bisnode fined by the Polish DPA for failing to be transparent with data subjects when creating a large decision support database

Poland's data protection agency, the national Personal Data Protection Office (UODO) has issued its first fine for non-compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Articles by James

When do directors contemplate the interests of a company’s creditors?


All directors should be aware of the statutory and fiduciary duties that they owe to the company. The certain duties and responsibilities are listed at sections 171 to 177 of the Companies Act 2006.

Refusal by valuation tribunal appeal for delay

Case study

With a strong offering to local authorities within our top ranked Business support and insolvency team, as a team we come across many matters when in the process of recovering Council Tax...

Horton v Henry- the Court of Appeal rule on income payment orders whether a Trustee can make an application for a debtor's pension to be included in any bankruptcy


In the matter of ROBERT WILLIAM LESLIE HORTON (As Trustee in Bankruptcy of Michael Gerard Henry) v MICHAEL GERARD HENRY [2016] EWCA Civ 989

Related Knowledge & Resources

We're all in this together, whether we like it or not

The story of litigation funding has had many twists and turns and, whilst the majority of the new law in this area has supported third party funding as a risk management tool that gives access to justice, the funders have not had it all their own way.

What happens to insolvency proceedings if the UK leaves the UK without a deal?

With "Brexit Day", 29 March 2019, drawing immediately close without any sign of deal, we take a look at what a no-deal Brexit would mean for insolvency practitioners.

Insolvency Rules...OK?

We look at a Court of Appeal decision that is likely to have far-reaching implications on liquidators who were, naturally attracted to the idea of referring disputes to adjudication as a means of determining monies owed to the insolvent company.

Taking care with re-use of business name following insolvency

Blake Morgan's guide to the restrictions on involvement with another business trading under the same or similar name, when going through insolvency procedures.

Guide to tenant insolvency

Blake Morgan provide a guide to the process of tenant insolvency