James Antoniou

Head of Wills & Senior Solicitor

As Head of our Wills Practice, James is responsible for the Wills team from both an operational and commercial perspective.

He has considerable experience in all aspects of private client law having spent many years acting for a broad spectrum of clients including high net worth individuals and lottery winners.

James’s expertise covers a wide range of advice on Wills, Probate, Lasting Power of Attorney and related succession issues. He has been ranked in the two major legal directories, Chambers and Partners and Legal 500, as a leader in his field. Earlier in his career, James was named as one of the Top 35 under 35 Private Client practitioners in the country.

Specialist Areas

Wills, LPAs, Probate, Tax and Trusts

Professional Memberships

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Career History

James qualified as a Solicitor in 2003 and has specialised in Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts ever since. He spent 10 years as at a large regional law firm where he was a Partner before joining Co-op Legal Services in 2014.

When Not Working

James likes to spend any free time with his young family. He also enjoys a game of chess and playing sports, particularly cricket.