James joined Cubism Law as a Consultant in 2008. He has worked at a number of highly respected firms during his career so far which spans some 30 years.
James is a real technician who takes a keen interest in the finer points of the law. He covers a wide range of property, planning, contract and commercial issues through giving advice, managing disputes and transactional work. His clients appreciate his meticulous attention to detail.
He has particular expertise in dealing with claims concerning structural and infrastructural defects relating to blocks of flats and is currently working on a group claim for £10 million in remedial costs.
When not working James tries to keep up with his children, reads, listens to music and goes to the theatre.
If you are looking for basic information on residential landlord/tenant disputes and leasehold issues we would recommend you visit the government funded Leasehold Advisory Service site which contains a wealth of free information on common issues and problems. James is a frequent contributor to many of the advice guides available on the website.
“I have known James Brenan since the early 90´s, and collaborated with him on many different matters. I have always found him to be extremely knowledgeable, professional, likeable and practical. His knowledge of corporate law and associated case law is nothing short of breath-taking!”
Baker Tilly Tax and Advisory Services LLP
“James has helped me with a variety of property and commercial law matters for more than 25 years and I cannot praise him highly enough. Quick to grasp issues, his tremendous in-depth knowledge of the law has proven beneficial to me on numerous occasions.”
Nerissa Martin (retired)
Former MD of Nerissa Martin Designs Ltd
“James Brenan has been our first port of call for advice and legal services for the best part of 20 years. Over the years he has dealt with a wide variety of commercial disputes, debt recoveries and property matters for us. Always a pleasure to deal with, prompt and effective, he has proved a tenacious litigator and a source of sound and balanced commercial legal advice which has been very valuable to us.”
Chairman & CEO, Workstation Solutions plc & SupportPlan plc
“We were introduced to James Brenan recently and were immediately impressed with his sharp brain and quick grasp of the situation. With his impeccable advice we recently won an important contractual matter without having to litigate. We will without hesitation be using James for any future cases we may have.”
CEO, Pentagon Protection Plc
“We have followed James Brenan for well over 10 years have always been highly impressed with his knowledge, professionalism and unrivaled enthusiasm and commitment to his job. He, quite literally, puts his heart and soul into his work and is as dedicated to his profession as we are to our business. This gives us great confidence that we are being looked after by the best.”
Mitesh, Girish and Chandni Mashru
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