James Pringle graduated from the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology (Cardiff) in 1987 with a Bachelor of Laws degree. He joined Tughans’ Property Team in 2008 as a Partner having previously been a Partner in a local firm.
James’ expertise is in all areas of commercial property including advising both major public and private clients on the acquisition, development and disposal of both sites and investment properties. He also advises both landlords and tenants in commercial leasing transactions involving office, retail, leisure and industrial premises and has experience in rent review arbitrations of both ground rents and rack rents. He has acted for a number of banks and financial institutions in taking security over assets and for borrowers in the granting of securities.
James is also experienced in insolvency matters having acted for licensed insolvency practitioners in connection with IVAs, bankruptcy of individuals and winding up of companies.
In addition, he has experience in the area of liquor licensing having acted for a European-wide chain of wholesalers, hotel chains and other corporate and private clients in the granting, renewal, transfer and surrender of licences.
'Clients highlight James Pringle's technical ability, responsiveness and commercial approach, saying: "You can always rely on James to have figured out every angle. He is very quick to come forward with what the right advice would be." Peers praise him as "very easy to deal with, calm, sensible and proactive." '(Chambers UK 2014)
'James Pringle is a "pleasure to deal with" ' (Chambers UK 2012).
'James Pringle "has his eye on the end goal and never gets side-tracked by insignificant points, observers say” (Chambers UK 2011).'