Legal Studio recruits civil and commercial litigation expert

Legal Studio recruits civil and commercial litigation expert

Legal Studio Solicitors has appointed civil and commercial litigation expert James Perry as a consultant solicitor.

The former DWF, Ison Harrison and Lee & Priestley solicitor has spent his career specialising in litigation, moving from a practice focused on high court enforcement to another where he covered general litigation matters with a remit that included commercial contract, intellectual property and property disputes, as well as contested debt recovery, breach of data protection cases and employment law work.

Perry moved to DWF in 2011. While dealing with complex litigation services, he co-managed a team of 45 paralegals.

As the only qualified solicitor within the department, Perry helped to increase turnover within his team from approximate £1 million in 2011 to £3 million. In 2013, he was promoted to associate and in 2014 he became a director.

Perry has held several external roles, including independent solicitor for the complaints board of the High Court Enforcement Officers Association. He is also currently chair of the Law Society’s National Civil Litigation Committee.

Ian McCann, chief executive officer at Legal Studio, said: “It’s great to have been consistently adding quality consultant solicitors like James to the team at Legal Studio throughout 2020. We’re all looking forward to working with James to help him provide his clients with an excellent service and him with flexibility and freedom in his career.”

Leeds-based Legal Studio has added several prominent solicitors to its team this year, including construction specialist Chris Hutchinson and experienced litigator Stacey Pocock.

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