James Corbett QC
James Corbett QC

James Corbett QC has announced his appointment to the panel of Deemsters of the Isle of Man.

Corbett was called to the English Bar in 1975, and been Queen’s Counsel since 1999. He has experience working in various island jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands, Gibraltar and the Channel Islands.

In a short statement, Corbett announced that he looks “forward to engaging with the Manx legal community.”

In particular, he is recognised as a expert in disputes in the financial services and high-tech industries, and has been a strong advocate of protecting the jury system.

An regular Wordle player, Corbett is a graduate of the University of Exeter and proud grandfather.

Michael Josem is a long-term consumer advocate, most prominently as a global leader in combating fraud in the online gambling industry. He was in part the inspiration for the 20th Century Fox Movie, Runner Runner, starring Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake.

Josem has over a decade of experience as a senior business leader working across various high-tech and online industries, and takes action to build a better community. His primary volunteer roles include service for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, and Graih, the homelessness charity.