Harper James appoints Dispute Resolution Solicitor as part of ongoing growth strategy

Leading national commercial law firm Harper James Solicitors has expanded its Dispute Resolution team with the appointment of Solicitor, Mark Gudgeon – further bolstering the firm’s offering to clients.

Mark, who is based in Sheffield, brings with him in excess of 15 years’ experience, including time with CMS (formerly Nabarro LLP) and Freeths. Mark specialises in resolving commercial disputes through negotiation, mediation, arbitration and court proceedings for a wide range of commercial and public sector clients. Stand out areas of expertise for Mark are public procurement challenges, reputational management, IT/technology disputes and complex contractual disputes.

This appointment comes amidst continued and strong growth for Harper James, which has recently taken on a further three solicitors as well as having opened office facilities in Manchester’s Piccadilly Plaza.

Toby Harper, Founder & CEO of Harper James, commented: “Mark has joined the team at a very exciting time for the firm, as we bolster our national presence and increase our service offering to clients.

“Mark’s extensive understanding of the dispute resolution field further broadens our expertise to clients, setting us apart in terms of the quality, depth and value of experience we offer.”

Commenting on his appointment, Mark added: “I’m delighted to have joined Harper James and I am looking forward to working alongside the wider team to support the firm’s ambitions for continued growth and to develop its innovative service plan offerings to clients.”

Harper James was founded in 2014 and today is made up of more than 30 partners and solicitors recruited from top UK law firms, guaranteeing quality of advice.

The firm’s innovative operating model of senior solicitors working remotely; judicious use of technology; and pay-monthly/subscription services ensures an efficient yet cost effective service to clients, and work-life balance for the team.