Higgs welcomes accomplished commercial litigation partner

05 April 2024

Higgs LLP, a distinguished regional firm renowned for its commitment to delivering exceptional legal solutions, proudly announces the addition of James Modley to its esteemed dispute resolution team.

With a proven track record of preventing and resolving commercial disputes for businesses and high net worth individuals, James brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the firm's commercial litigation practice.

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"We are delighted to welcome James to Higgs as a new partner. His extensive experience in handling complex commercial matters, coupled with his strategic insight and dedication to client success, make him an invaluable asset to our team."


Julia Lowe

Head of Dispute Resolution

James has a stellar reputation for effectively managing intricate commercial disputes, particularly in cases where reputational risk is paramount. His adeptness at providing sound legal counsel and strategic guidance has earned him the trust and respect of clients across various industries including manufacturing, retail, leisure, food & drink and the entertainment/sport sectors.

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"I am thrilled to join the exceptional team at Higgs and keen to contribute to its continued success," expressed James. "I am passionate about supporting businesses through challenging legal issues and am committed to delivering the highest level of service and building lasting relationships with clients."

James Modley


With a focus on proactive dispute resolution and a deep understanding of the complexities of commercial law, James has successfully represented clients in a wide array of matters, ranging from contractual disputes to complex business litigation. His ability to navigate legal intricacies and provide innovative solutions has consistently yielded favourable outcomes for his clients.

James also brings to the firm a wealth of experience in an advisory capacity, assisting businesses in mitigating risks and safeguarding their interests through proactive legal strategies. His commitment to providing comprehensive support and guidance aligns with Higgs LLP’s dedication to client satisfaction and success.

Julia Lowe explains, “Higgs prides itself on its reputation for excellence, integrity and personalised client service. The addition of James Modley further strengthens the firm's commercial litigation practice, reaffirming its position as a trusted legal partner for businesses facing complicated legal challenges.”


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