Harper Macleod appointed by Scottish Natural Heritage

HARPER Macleod LLP has been appointed primary legal advisers by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), the Government-funded body that looks after all of Scotland’s nature and landscapes, following an extensive tendering process.

Harper Macleod will provide legal advice and support to SNH across all areas, including natural heritage & countryside legislation, environmental law, planning law, public inquiries, outdoor access law, land management, debt recovery, and corporate & commercial law.

Chairman of Harper Macleod, Professor Lorne Crerar, commented: “Scottish Natural Heritage plays an important role in the management and nurturing of Scotland’s amazing landscape & ecology and we are delighted to have been selected to work with them.

“Harper Macleod’s reputation as one of this country’s leading law firms continues to grow and our appointment to work with SNH is true recognition of the calibre of people within our team and the extremely high standards of work they produce for our clients.”

ENDS

About Harper Macleod LLP – Legal Advisers to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Established in 1988, Harper Macleod is a dynamic law firm with a reputation for partnering with clients to deliver commercially-focused legal advice. Headquartered in Glasgow, we are also based in Edinburgh and Inverness and serve clients both in the Scottish market and their requirements throughout the UK. We have a complement of 48 Partners and a total headcount of almost 300

The firm is noted for its expertise in key industry sectors, including Banking & Finance; Energy & Natural Resources; Food, Leisure & Hospitality; Healthcare & Life Sciences; Insurance; Property & Construction; Public Sector (including Housing); Retail; Sport; and Family-owned Businesses.

Clients include Clydesdale Bank, SSE Renewable Developments, William Hill, E.ON, Direct Line Group, Glasgow 2014 Limited, CBRE Investors, The Forestry Commission Scotland, The Department for Work & Pensions, The Scottish Government, HEROtsc, HSBC, The Scottish Premier League and Optical Express.

More information about Harper Macleod LLP can be found here www.harpermacleod.co.uk/about-us

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