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Harper James solicitors don’t speak in the legalese which I have heard too many times from other solicitors and which is totally unhelpful. What I’m after is focused, considered advice about the specific situations that I face. By which I mean, do you think this is a good idea? Their response might be ‘Yes’ or ‘No’. One word is often all I’m looking for! My solicitor gives a view and I really value that.

Tom Davenport, MD & Co-Founder
Alvius

I work principally with two of your solicitors, Sarah Gunton and Ian Carson, who are both exceptional in my view. They have been a huge help to us on many, many occasions... The quality of work is very high and there’s a real sense of humility from Sarah and Ian, they take ownership. I really value this.

Tom Davenport, MD & Co-Founder
Alvius

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David Hodgson, CEO
Amalyst

This is a key stage of ANB Sensors’ growth as an SME, because it saw us transferring from a research and development company to a commercial entity. It’s a major milestone for us. Having Harper James by our side is reassuring, as they’ve helped us ensure all our documentation and sales terms are both fair and reasonable and led us through the sales process.

Dr Nathan Lawrence, CEO and Co-Founder
ANB Sensors

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Jill Shaw, CEO
Anvil Semiconductors

We often need legal advice quickly, especially during sales with new customers, and Rob is very responsive and always available for meetings. When I was looking for a law firm, I wanted that full range of services, as I knew we’d need advice outside of the tech remit. The flexibility has been really positive.

Ivan Harding, CEO and Co-Founder
Applaud

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