James was born in Nottingham and educated locally at Stoneygate Prep School in Leicester then moving onto Loughborough Grammar School. Kirk began his career in estate agency over 19 years ago in Cornwall with Lillicrap Chilcott before going on to Foxtons in London. James excelled for over 3 years at Foxtons and then returned to his home county to set up and run an office for Humberts in the city of Lincoln. After being headhunted, James joined Savills based at their Nottingham office and swiftly became a key member of their highly respected residential development department. Having been mentored by the most respected, proven and successful estate agents in the UK Kirk is also notorious for being one of the hardest working, strongest negotiators whom will ensure only the very best result on behalf of his vendor client whatever the circumstances. James now has turned his dream into reality and founded Kirk Estates in August 2014.