James Overton, Trainee Property Solicitor at Hedges Law

James Overton

Dispute Resolution Lawyer

I studied Law at Oxford Brookes University before completing two years of qualifying legal training via the SQE route. I will be sitting the final SQE exams in early 2024. Previously I worked in the Company & Commercial and Employment department for a large national firm before joining Hedges in July 2020.

I am currently working in the Dispute Resolution team specialising in property litigation. I have experience advising clients in relation to complex boundary and neighbour disputes as well as disputes with developers, landlords and tenants.

I worked for a number of years in our thriving conveyancing department which has enabled me to consider property disputes from a different angle to many other lawyers. Most recently I worked on a landmark boundary dispute case in Oxford and attended a five day trial with King’s Counsel.

I am passionate about farming having grown up in Kent, spending many summers working on a fruit farm. I am now based in the Cotswolds and enjoy getting my wellies on and going for site visits with clients to explore in person the issues first hand.

Outside of work I enjoy traveling, swimming and spending quality time in the countryside with my wife and our Jack Russell dog, Ralph.


"I could not have wished for more from James Overton at Hedges Law with regard to the sale of my flat in London. He was at all times reliable, supportive and friendly. He responded quickly to emails and kept me fully informed at each stage of the process."

James Overton

Dispute Resolution Lawyer

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Dispute Resolution Lawyer

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