James is the Chief Operational Officer at Mantle Law and a partner at Kindleworth LLP. He is responsible for the firm’s operational leadership and business strategy, bringing extensive experience at international board-level. As a partner at Kindleworth LLP, a leading managed services provider in the legal market, he has led the commercial agenda for some of the industry’s most progressive private practices, including the new wave of niche, highly-focused law firms. Before launching Kindleworth LLP, he worked within a range of operational teams in well-known law firms, including Business Development, HR & Training, Risk Management & Compliance and in Executive and COO positions. This background has given him a unique insight into the wider operational agenda and key facets of providing efficient, effective yet excellent support for brilliant lawyers.