James Townend QC
QC is leading counsel in all areas of Family Law
particularly cases involving children, as well as in Crime and Professional Negligence.
Educated at Tonbridge School and Lincoln College, Oxford, James holds the following appointments and memberships:
has worked on a number of high profile cases, including the trial and acquittal of royal butler Harold Brown.
James Townend Family Cases:
James Townend Professional Negligence Cases:
FNCB v Humberts (for the Respondent)  2 All ER 673 (CA) - In a negligence claim brought in tort by a lender the limitation period does not inevitably run from the date on which the money was advanced, as it may be shown that the value of the security acquired did not fall below the value of the loan until a later date
FNCB v Loxleys (for the Respondent)  PNLR 211 (CA) - The Gran Gelato principle is not sufficient to permit a Defendant solicitor's application to strike out a third party's claim for negligent misinformation in the course of answering preliminary enquiries
James Townend's Chambers - 1 King's Bench Walk