Experience as a Solicitor
James Driscoll completed his training contract with Clinton Davis & Co becoming a partner on qualifying as a solicitor in 1975.From 1975 to 1985 he worked freelance for Clinton Davis and other law firms combining this with academic work and writing.Between 1985 and 1989 he worked as a consultant solicitor with Hornby and Levy, solicitors whilst continuing with his academic work and writing. In 1989 he became a consultant solicitor with Winckworth and Pemberton solicitors a position he combined with his academic work. Then in July 1990 he joined Trowers and Hamlins as a consultant solicitor where he worked until retiring from legal practice in April 2010. Over the years James has advised on all aspects of residential landlord and tenant law, housing law and property law. He has widely regarded expert in leasehold management, leasehold enfranchisement and new lease claims, on security of tenure and other housing issues. In addition to his work as a solicitor he has held judicial positions. He has served as a Deputy District Judge in the London County Courts. Since 2007 James Driscoll has sat as a Part-time lawyer Chair at the Residential Property Tribunal. He sits mainly in London but also sits for both the Southern and Eastern regions.