Our Staff – James Tierney

James Tierney LL.B. BCL (Oxon) LPC

Position: Senior Associate
Tel: 020 3876 7643
Mob: 07977 022543
Fax: 020 3876 7804
Email: james.tierney@mergullaw.co.uk

Primary Areas of Expertise

James is an experienced litigator specialising in dispute resolution. He currently heads our Immigration & Public Law Departments but continues to receive instructions in a wide variety of matters, including civil and commercial litigation, copyright infringement and property disputes. He has acted for private individuals, corporations, state entities and churches.

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration Law
  • Public Law & Judicial review
  • Civil & Commercial litigation
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Wills & Probate
  • Landlord & Tenant Disputes
  • Housing Disrepair Claims
  • Educational disputes (student appeals and disputes with universities)

Other experience

Before he became a solicitor, James lectured in public law and human-rights law at several universities, including the University of East London, University of Essex and SOAS (University of London). He also worked as a case worker for the Local Government Ombudsman.

Qualifications and awards:

  • 2012-2013: LPC
  • 2009- 2010: BCL, University of Oxford
  • 2002- 2005: LL.B. (Hons. First Class)
  • Astbury Scholarship (Middle Temple)