Meet the team



Senior solicitors

48 team members

Abby Watson

Abby Watson

Senior Corporate Solicitor

Abby Watson is a senior corporate solicitor, specialising in private equity investments, mergers & acquisitions, EMI share schemes, corporate finance and governance and more.
Adam Kudryl

Adam Kudryl

Head of Corporate & Employee Incentives

Adam Kudryl is Head of Corporate & Employee Incentives at Harper James Solicitors, specialising in strategic investments, acquisitions and sales.
Amanda Mitten

Amanda Mitten

Senior Intellectual Property Solicitor

Amanda joined the firm in 2016 and has over ten years of experience in providing commercial and intellectual property services for clients.
Ashley Mott

Ashley Mott

Legal Services Director

Ashley Mott is the Legal Services Director at Harper James, responsible for the delivery of quality legal support for our clients. Ashley is also a solicitor, arbitrator and mediator who joined Harper James from DLA Piper where he spent 28 years, 22 as a partner.
Barik Haider

Barik Haider

Senior Dispute Resolution Solicitor

Barik is a senior dispute resolution solicitor with over 15 years’ experience in litigation and dispute resolution. His recent experience includes substantial and complex claims involving financial investments, tax schemes and commercial loans.
Becky White

Becky White

Senior Data Protection & Privacy Solicitor

Becky is a highly knowledgeable commercial lawyer, specialising in Data Protection and Privacy Law. She can add value to a business by drawing on nearly 20 years of in-house experience.
Brigitta Naunton

Brigitta Naunton

Senior Corporate Solicitor

Brigitta is an experienced corporate solicitor. She specialises in company/business acquisitions and sales, equity fundraising, share reorganisations, management buy-outs, corporate governance and EMI share schemes.
Callum Giliker

Callum Giliker

Corporate Associate

Callum is a corporate associate at Harper James, specialising in mergers and acquisitions and investments, as well as other corporate/commercial matters.
Charlotte Peel

Charlotte Peel

Senior Dispute Resolution Solicitor

Charlotte is an experienced dispute resolution lawyer and has worked for a range of clients from start-ups to global FTSE 100 firms.

Trainee solicitors & legal assistants

6 team members

Adam Khattak

Adam Khattak

Trainee Solicitor

Adam Khattak is a first year trainee solicitor and is currently sat with our Commercial team.
Asim Faraz

Asim Faraz

Legal Assistant

Asim is a Legal Assistant at Harper James. He supports the Corporate team and assists solicitors and clients on a range of matters.
Chetna Ervankai

Chetna Ervankai

Legal Assistant

Chetna is a Legal Assistant at Harper James. She supports the Intellectual Property team and assists solicitors and clients on a range of IP matters.
Daniel Babb

Daniel Babb

Legal Assistant

Daniel is a Legal Assistant at Harper James. He supports the Commercial Property team and assists solicitors and clients on a range of matters.
Ruairi Willis

Ruairi Willis

Legal Assistant

Ruairi is a legal assistant based in our Birmingham office. He helps solicitors and clients across a wide variety of practice areas.
Wajiha Haris

Wajiha Haris

Trainee Solicitor

Wajiha is a trainee solicitor at Harper James Solicitors, having studied at the University of Sheffield. She supports all of our business solicitors.

Management & business support staff

23 team members

Alison Burdick

Alison Burdick

Director of Growth & Strategy

Alison is our Director of Growth and Strategy, responsible for creating and implementing our strategic vision.
Andy Fearn

Andy Fearn

Finance Manager

Andy is our Finance Manager, responsible for all aspects of the firm’s financial management.
Calum Covell

Calum Covell

Senior Marketing Manager

Calum is responsible for our inbound and outbound marketing, working alongside the other members of the marketing team, he aims to increase our lead generation, client retention and build brand authority.
Charlie Cox

Charlie Cox

Finance Apprentice

Charlie is our Finance Apprentice and is the first point of contact for accounts, he is responsible for responding to support requests and prospective client queries.
Charlotte Smith

Charlotte Smith

Senior Client Services Executive

Charlotte is involved in the client services aspect of the firm, with the goal of managing client relationships alongside our Client Services Manager, Kate Wright.
Evan Tilley

Evan Tilley

Business Development Executive

Evan focuses on developing relationships with new clients, investors and professional service providers.
Evie Warner

Evie Warner

Finance Administrator

Evie supports our Finance Manager and is AAT L3 & bookkeeping qualified.
Helle Asquith

Helle Asquith

Head of Marketing

Helle is responsible for managing people, processes and projects within the marketing team, her aim is to promote the firm’s brand and reputation externally and improve engagement internally.
James Crisp

James Crisp

Transactional Finance Manager

James is our Transactional Finance Manager and is is responsible for the day to day management of our financial transactions, ensuring all transactions in and out of the company are accounted for,


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