James Corbett QC


Client Feedback:

“…built rapport and gained the confidence and trust of the parties very quickly.”




James Corbett became a CEDR Solve Panel Mediator in 2002 and acts as mediator on a very wide range of disputes related to business on a regular basis.

Professional Background 

James is an English Barrister and Queen’s Counsel, a deputy High Court Judge, and an authority on cross-border litigation in English and Commonwealth courts, with an emphasis on disputes in the financial services and technology industries and insolvency contexts.

He has advised and appeared in many cases involving trusts and bank secrecy laws in Caribbean and other offshore jurisdictions. He writes and lectures extensively on offshore trusts and associated litigation and is a contributing author of International Trust Disputes (OUP, 2012) and principal author and editor of Insolvency and the Law of Offshore Trusts (OUP, forthcoming).


  • Banking & Finance 
  • Commercial Contracts 
  • Insolvency
  • Partnership & Shareholder
  •  Property
  • Professional Negligence
  •  Trusts, Wills & Probate