James Dunn


Phone: 1800 959 885

Mobile: 0407 888 894



James is a founder of Proximity and is passionate about ensuring our business is always helping clients achieve their goals but also providing a collaborative, supportive and fun place for people to work.

James is a qualified lawyer and experienced commercial and strategic advisor and is highly regarded by clients for his practical and inclusive approach to developing solutions. His main area of specialisation is government contracting and procurement, including running end-to-end procurement processes, general contracting law, governance and probity.

He has played an important role in providing legal,  procurement and commercial support on many of Australia’s largest projects, including major technology outsourcing and Defence capital acquisition projects.

James has a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Arts and has extensive experience in business management. He is recognised by Best Lawyers™ for Commercial Law, Government Practice and Information Technology Law and Doyle’s Guide for Corporate, Commercial & Procurement.

James is married to Ali (who also works at Proximity) and has two sports mad boys, Jack and Charlie.  When he is not scoring or timekeeping on the sidelines of Canberra’s sports fields, he enjoys spending time playing music in a local amateur ‘garage’ band.