James Souter

United Kingdom Chapter Board Member

Charles Russell Speechlys, Partner | London, United Kingdom


James specialises in all disputes relating to the use and occupation of land. He also has a significant advisory practice aimed at dispute avoidance. He has a wide-ranging client base which includes developers, investors, corporate, leisure and retail occupiers and high net worth individuals. He has considerable experience acting for clients in the higher courts and specialist property tribunals.

James is recognised as an expert on rights of light and has developed a significant practice advising developers on this and other neighbourly matters. His work in this field is regularly published in the property and wider press and he has a following of developer clients and contacts to whom he provides frequent updates on important cases and developments.

James is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

James Souter

CTBUH Designated Expert


United Kingdom Chapter, Board Member (2023 – Present)