James Fairweather – Head of Criminal Defence

James Fairweather has spent his entire career with the team at Carringtons (prior to 2005 known as Jackson Quinn).  With almost 20 years experience representing those alleged to have committed criminal offences his reputation is well known and regarded.

James is the lead of our Criminal Defence department, and has taken to control the Practice’s quality compliance procedures with the Legal Aid Agency.

As a Prison Law Supervisor he undertakes a broad range of Prison Law work, more latterly specialising in the representation of those alleged to have committed offences whilst in Prison.

James became Police Station accredited in 2000, admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in 2003 and attained Duty standard a year later.

James can be contacted at 0115 986 0983 or by email