Harper James appoints new Commercial Solicitor amidst period of growth


Leading business law firm Harper James Solicitors has expanded its Commercial law team with the appointment of Solicitor, Antonia Power.

Antonia joins the Harper James team having previously worked as in-house counsel for crowdfunding platform Crowdcube and most recently cloud software company Maistro PLC where she advised the board on all areas of risk. Antonia is experienced in software contracts, transitional services and distributor and agency agreements, complex master services agreements with cross border elements and re-designing and simplifying terms and conditions for supply of goods and services.

An Associate Lecturer at the University of Exeter, Antonia advises budding entrepreneurs on navigating the path through set up, trading activity, scale-up and global rollout efficiently and cost effectively.

Taking on her new role at Harper James, Antonia will operate across the full spectrum of commercial legal services, bolstering the firm’s expertise in this area.

Commenting on the appointment, Founder & CEO of Harper James, Toby Harper said:

“Antonia brings with her extensive specialist experience, adding depth and breadth to the service and capabilities that we are proud to offer clients.

“This is an extremely exciting time for the firm as we continue to grow and develop our client base and market share, and we’re proud to have Antonia on board.”

Commenting on her appointment Antonia said:

“I’m excited to be part of such a high calibre forward thinking team and a firm seeking to disrupt the traditional legal model with innovative plans and pricing fit for how business is done today.”

Harper James was founded in 2014 and today is made up of more than 30 partners and solicitors recruited from top UK law firms, guaranteeing quality of advice.

The firm’s innovative operating model of senior solicitors working remotely; judicious use of technology; and pay-monthly/subscription services ensures an efficient yet cost effective service to clients, and work-life balance for the team.