We're delighted to announce the expansion of our national team with the appointment of a further Partner.
Ashley Mott joins our growing team and will operate from the firm’s Sheffield headquarters, to assist Toby Harper, our founder and CEO, and the wider management team, in the running of the head office and the firm more generally.
Ashley is a very experienced and sought-after litigator and brings with him 30 years’ experience handling UK based and international business disputes. He is also an accredited mediator and arbitrator. Prior to taking on the role at Harper James, Ashley spent 28 years at DLA Piper, one of the world’s biggest law firms – 22 as a Partner at the firm.
The latest appointment is part of a recent set of appointments here at Harper James, founded in 2014 and today made up of more than 40 partners, solicitors, and support staff.
Toby Harper, commenting on Ashley’s recent appointment, said: 'We are delighted to welcome Ashley to Harper James, and in doing so building the in-house experience and skills base for our clients.
'This is an exciting time for the firm as we continue to grow and develop our client base and market share.'
Commenting on his appointment Ashley said: 'I am excited to be joining such an innovative and forward-thinking law firm which is uniquely and intentionally designed to be able to provide top quality legal advice and assistance to all businesses, large and small, at a sensible and affordable cost.'