National provider of legal, regulatory and professional services, Ashfords has appointed a new Partner to the firm's Commercial Litigation Team.
James Crighton joins Ashfords' London office, having previously work at City law firm, Rollingsons, as Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution.
With a wealth of litigation experience, James has acted for a wide range of clients in all types of contentious work. He specialises in high-value and complex work including FCA Regulatory, but advises in general commercial matters including contractual claims, debt recovery, company and partnership disputes, civil fraud, intellectual property, insolvency and asset recovery.
James Crighton commented on his appointment to the firm: "Ashfords prides itself on its valuable knowledge within its areas of expertise and I am pleased to have joined such a proficient team with such broad experience within commercial litigation".
Ashfords' Commercial Litigation Team is recognised for their expert understanding, depth of resources and practical commercial approach. The team encompasses a range of different expertise, including banking and finance, aviation, franchising and technology.
Chambers ranked Head of Ashfords' Dispute Resolution Team, Rory Mac Neice, said: "James joins the firm with strong experience and knowledge of the commercial litigation sector and we are delighted to welcome him on-board as a great asset to not only our team, but also to our clients".
Head of Ashfords' London office, Simon Rous commented: "Our London presence continues to grow with the recruitment of talented individuals such as James and we look forward to working with him to further strengthen our position in the market".