Harper James Solicitors announces trio of appointments

National law firm Harper James Solicitors has announced a trio of new appointments strengthening the firm’s national offer to clients.

Ashley Mott, Dispute Resolution Partner, Jackie Howard, Finance Manager, and William Parsonage, Business Development Executive, have all been appointed to work from the firm’s Sheffield headquarters, Velocity Tower.

Ashley joins the firm’s growing team of senior lawyers bringing with him 30 years’ experience handling UK based and international business disputes, across several sectors including technology, infrastructure, manufacturing and engineering.

Ashley is an accredited mediator and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Prior to taking on the role at Harper James, he spent 28 years at global law firm, DLA Piper – 22 of those as a Partner at the firm.

Jackie, newly appointed Finance Manager, is a former Director at Deloitte UK, where she managed financial ledgers, HR practices and IT systems. Jackie will head up the finance function of the Harper James business, focusing on the improved efficiency of the current processes, controls, and systems.

Working in the firm’s Business Development team, William comes from a healthcare background. His role will involve introducing the firm’s commercial legal services to UK companies.

Founder & CEO, Toby Harper commented: “Harper James has been designed to be able to provide top quality legal advice and assistance to all businesses, large and small, at a sensible and affordable cost.

“I’m delighted to welcome Ashley, Jackie and William. The three appointments are indicative of the growth we’ve achieved to date and my confidence in the future success of the firm.”