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James Walbeoff Litigation Executive, Criminal Defence

Experience Profile

James is a Criminal Defence and Professional Misconduct Lawyer at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Birmingham.

He is an expert in all areas of criminal law and police misconduct and regularly represents clients at the police station, at magistrates’ courts and during Crown Court proceedings.

He also handles formal police misconduct hearings as well as coroners court inquests.

James works with police officers of all ranks and manages cases across the whole range of criminal and misconduct legislation.

He has particular experience with officers who find themselves under criminal and/or misconduct investigation or subject to formal proceedings.

He has worked with the Police Federation for more than a decade and has handled cases covering everything from, police contact deaths, sexual offences, serious assault and excessive force, to drug misuse, the administration of police powers and public justice and on duty road traffic accidents and fatal road traffic accidents.


  • Criminal Law
  • Police misconduct
  • Sexual offences
  • Assault
  • Drug misuse
  • Police powers
  • Public justice
  • Road traffic accidents

Career history

  • Since 2004 Slater and Gordon