Construction specialist to head up new division

Construction specialist to head up new division

Harper James Solicitors has announced the appointment of Construction Solicitor Michael Polling to head up the new dedicated division, further increasing the firm’s strong business legal services provision.

Oxford graduate and former Simmons & Simmons solicitor, Michael brings 28 years’ experience, and professional expertise in legal matters relating to building, construction and infrastructure projects. Michael has previously acted for both public and private sector clients, including the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Justice, Network Rail and Shell.

Commenting on Michael’s appointment, Founder & CEO of Harper James, Toby Harper said: “We are delighted to have attracted such experienced talent to the Harper James team and, in bringing Michael on board, are proud to now be able to offer clients specialist legal services in construction, infrastructure and procurement.

“This is an extremely exciting time for the firm as we continue to grow and develop our client base and market share.”

Commenting on his appointment Polling said: “Harper James is an innovative and fast-growing law firm, increasingly attracting clients across the UK due to its ground-breaking service plans which ensure expert legal advice is accessible to all, including businesses with more limited budgets.

“I am delighted to join the team at this stage of its evolution and look forward to supporting the firm and its growing client-base.”

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