General Counsel, Financial Services Compensation Scheme. James is a member of the Leadership Team at FSCS, the UK's statutory fund of last resort for consumers of failed financial services firms. James leads on all legal issues affecting FSCS, specialising in commercial litigation, regulatory law, insolvency law and public law, and manages a team of 10. The team won The Lawyer's In-House Public Sector Team of the Year Award in 2014 and 2016. James also sits as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of London Capital Credit Union, and as a Trustee and Director on the Management Committee of The Public Law Project, an access to justice NGO.