James Sweetzer

James Sweetzer
Associate Solicitor


Associate Solicitor


Commercial Property


James joined Hethertons in October 2015 having previously worked at a firm in Leeds and qualified with another legal practice in Cheshire in 2010.

James specialises in all aspects of commercial property, acting for both landlords and tenants on leasehold matters, freehold and leasehold commercial sales and purchases. James also has extensive experience in re-finance work, acting for both individuals and banks.

James’ previous experience includes:

  • Assisting in the assignment of 18 stores across the UK on behalf of a well-known retailer.
  • Acting on behalf of a developer in the refinance of four large mills in South Yorkshire worth £7.2 million.
  • Acting on behalf of a well-known bank in the re-finance of a portfolio of properties across the North Yorkshire region.


James is a keen sports fan and has a particular interest in rugby and cricket. He also enjoys travelling and has visited North America, South America, New Zealand, Australia, South East Asia, China, Turkey, Nepal, India, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.