Law firm Napthens has strengthened its dispute service with the arrival of a new commercial litigation specialist.

Solicitor James Freeman has joined the team at Napthens from Simpson Millar and will focus on advising clients with commercial property disputes.

Originally from Northern Ireland, James has experience of handling a broad range of disputes and litigation issues.

James will work with clients across the region.

David Bailey, partner and head of litigation and dispute resolution at Napthens, said: “Demand for our specialist property litigation services continues to grow and I am delighted to have James on board.

"His experience enables him to hit the ground running and provide the no-nonsense, excellent level of service clients have come to expect from Napthens.”