James Southward

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James Southward

Commercial Property Lawyer


  • Sales and Purchase of commercial property
  • Leases of commercial property
  • Mortgages, loan agreements and re-financing of commercial property including bridging loans
  • Rights of Way, Option Agreements and Overage Agreements

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James Southward joined Edmondson Hall in December 2018 as a Commercial Property Lawyer.

James read law at Chester University and graduated in 2011. He then completed the Bar Professional Training Course at City University London in 2012 before moving to Cambridgeshire with his family. After a short time in a quasi-legal role at a firm in Cambridge, James joined a law firm in Ely in 2014 and specialised in residential and commmercial conveyancing.

James is a Graduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, and is close to becoming a Fellow.

Outside of work James enjoys playing badminton and spending time with his family.


“Since James has been on the case, the service has been fantastic.” – Mr R

“Thanks for everything James. I cannot express how much I have appreciated your care and professionalism.” – Ms L

“Thank you for dealing with me so helpfully and promptly and professionally as always”

“I wanted to thank you and Elizabeth for all of your work to get this over the line. You were both very helpful throughout, I felt very supported and am very happy with the outcome that you negotiated on my behalf.”