James Caldicott

Criminal Lawyer
Phone: (08) 8110 7900 or after hours on 0403 987 270
[email protected]

James assists clients in a straightforward, calm and professional manner to get the best result possible. He works extremely hard for his clients.

James has experience in all areas of criminal law; from drink driving matters in the local Magistrates Courts to assisting counsel in complex murder trials in the Supreme Court.

James has completed a Bachelor of Laws at the University of South Australia and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the Law Society of South Australia. He is admitted as a barrister and solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia and High Court of Australia.

James appears for his clients in court everyday, charged with a wide range of criminal offences including assaults, drug offences, traffic offences and sexual offences. He has experience in appearing in the Magistrates Court and District Court of South Australia. Having worked on appeals with other solicitors at Caldicott Lawyers, James has in more recent times appeared as Junior Counsel in the Supreme Court before the Court of Criminal Appeal.

James has undertaken work experience with the South Australian Solicitor-General in the Crown Solicitor’s Office and also the Department of Public Prosecutions. James has competed in state and national negotiating and advocacy competitions and through this experience he has developed skills which allow him to fight for the best result possible

Through his work with our solicitors, and his experience through court advocacy, James was the only South Australian recipient of the 2017 Doyles Rising Star Award for Criminal Law, and one of a selective few of the 2018 Doyles Rising Star Award for Criminal Law.

In the 2021 Doyles Guide, James was listed as a Recommended Criminal Lawyer in South Australia, being recognised by his peers for his outstanding work in the field.

James is also a member of the Defence Force Reserves Legal Panel (Air Force).

For after hours emergencies, please call James on 0403 987 270.