Our People

James Chaplin

Duty Solicitor with Higher Rights (Crime)

James joined Lansbury Worthington in August 2010 and soon after secured a training contract with the firm. Prior to joining the firm he obtained his Law Degree from the University of Hertfordshire and completed his Legal Practice Course at the College of Law.

James is an accredited police station representative and frequently acts for clients detained at the police station for a whole range of offences from the most serious to the very minor. James uses all his experience to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients.

As well as working and having a specialism in crime, James also works on prison law cases. He currently works mostly within our civil department where he assists in cases of personal injury, actions against the police and employment.

James is a committee member of the West London Law Society Junior Lawyers Division and is keen to promote the legal profession and make it available to all. James is a keen cricketer and plays whenever he can in his spare time. He also supports Northampton Town Football Club and enjoys watching them play whenever he has the opportunity.

James qualified as a solicitor in February 2013. Having already been awarded his higher rights in criminal work he is able to practice immediately in the Crown Court.