James joined Halls in 2001, having been educated at Shrewsbury School and The Royal Agricultural University. He is a registered valuer and a member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. James divides his time between Auctioneering and Rural Professional work, working out of both the Welshpool office and Shrewsbury Head Office. He sells Fat Lambs and Store Cattle in both Shrewsbury and Bishops Castle Markets on a weekly basis. James’ Rural Professional workload includes the valuation, sales and letting of Agricultural Property and Farms, Estate management and professional valuations for a variety of purposes. In his own time James enjoys a bit of farming on his small holding, is a keen partaker of country sports and spending time with his family.