Full Name: James Yates
Company: Vincents Solicitors
What does your organisation do: We are a full service law firm, covering all aspects of legal services. I am based in the Commercial team in Preston, and we have offices throughout Lancashire.
Company website: www.vincentssolicitors.co.uk
Football team: Preston North End
Who would your ideal Prime Minister be: Jermey Paxman
Favourite bar/restaurant: Angelos
What’s your tipple: Guinness and Blackcurrant. But different drinks for different needs.
Favourite band/artist: The Beautiful South
What is your all-time favourite tune: Republica – Ready to go
Favourite book: Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
Favourite movie: Planes, Trains and Automoblies
Who would play you in a film: The geeky one from Superbad (McLovin)
Favourite TV programme: I’m Alan Partridge
Most visited website: Fantasy Football
If you could choose one superpower (i.e. Freeze Time) what would it be: The power to persuade people that my jokes are as funny as I think they are.
What is your dream job: Opening batsman for the England Cricket Team
Fill in the blank: Downtown is… A great way to meet and interact with fellow professionals and a good way to keep informed about important developments such as the Northern Powerhouse, by having access to the views of high profile individuals.