James Latham


T: +44 207 539 4120
M: +44 7884 311084


James practices in the Insolvency & Business Recovery and Commercial Litigation Departments. He also undertakes property litigation, which is often insolvency related. He is a member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association and a full Member of R3.

Career History

James Graduated with Honours in Archaeology from University College, London University in 1992. After completing his conversion and Legal Practice Courses at the College of Law, London, James trained at Moon Beever. He qualified as a Solicitor in 1998 and became a Partner in January 2004. He joined Wedlake Bell from Moon Beever in July 2021 when the firms merged.

"The three key litigation partners that we work with are Richard Saunders, James Latham and Francis Coulson, and they all similarly provide a significant level of senior input on every case that they work on."

— Legal 500, 2023


Gostelow & Anor v Hussain & Ors – Use of application notices in bankruptcy


Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy v Lord [2022] EWHC 21 (Ch)


Manolete Partners Plc v Smith & Ors [2022] EWHC 364 (Ch)