James Sandbach

Commercial Property Solicitor

James Sandbach

Commercial Property Solicitor


James Sandbach is a dedicated and professional Commercial Property and Development Solicitor with 12 years of post-qualification experience (PQE). He has extensive expertise in complex residential and commercial property matters, as well as public and private sector property development. James possesses significant experience in property-based Primary Care work, with a thorough understanding of NHS funding and relationships. He excels in building and maintaining sustainable client relationships, driven by a strong commitment to customer and client care. Prior to his legal career, James spent 12 years as a senior manager with a prominent London-based housing and property group, overseeing a department of over 40 staff and managing a substantial budget. His strengths include excellent commercial and market awareness.



2012: Solicitor, England & Wales


Employment History

  • Senior Manager, Notting Hill Genesis Housing Association (12 years)
    • Reached a senior management position, managing a large team and substantial departmental budget.
  • Locally Elected Councillor, Local Authority in London
  • Trainee Solicitor, Trowers and Hamlins, London
    • Gained experience in a range of firms before being made Partner at Wannops in Chichester in 2017.
  • Partner, Wannops, Chichester (2017–2022)
  • Consultant Solicitor (since 2022)



  • BA (Hons) Law Westminster University (2008)
  • LPC (2010)


Career Highlights

James has accomplished numerous career goals over the years and currently thrives in his role as a consultant solicitor.


Practice Areas

  • Commercial Property
    • NHS Primary Care Commercial Property
    • General Commercial Property
    • Commercial Property Landlord and Tenant
    • Options and Overage
    • Title Issues
    • Development Deals
    • Commercial Property Finance