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.


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

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.

High Court orders petitioner's purchase of 50% shareholding in company in unfair prejudice petition

In the trial of an unfair prejudice petition, the High Court has found that the actions of the first respondent represented the clearest possible breach of directors' fiduciary and statutory duties. We take look in detail.

Civil Restraint Orders

What are Civil Restraint Orders and when can they be used? Our expert explains how CRO's can be useful when dealing with particularly litigious bankrupts and other litigants in person.

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