Awards past and present

We believe our awards are testament to the firm's innovative and client focused approach. 

We have won many regional, national and international awards in recent years both across the firm and as individuals. 

Here are some of our proudest achievements:

UK & International titles

Legal Business Awards 2017
Regional Firm of the Year 2017 (Finalist)

Insolvency & Rescue Awards

Regional Firm of the Year - 2014
Personal Insolvency Firm of the Year - 2014 (Finalist)

MPF European Practice Management Awards
Most Innovative Client Service - 2015 (Finalist)
Most Innovative Use of Social Media – 2014
Best Strategic Leadership – 2014 (Finalist)
Best Managed Firm of the Year – 2009 
People Management Award – 2009 

Department for Work and Pensions Supplier Excellence Awards
Collaboration - 2013 (Finalist)
Value for Money award - 2012

Credit Today Awards
Specialist Litigator of the Year - Dawn McKenzie - 2008


Scottish titles - Firm

Scottish Apprenticeship Awards
Promoting Diversity - Large Employer of the Year 2020

Flexibility Works Employer Awards
One to watch 2021

Across both of Scottish leading legal awards - Scottish Legal Awards (SLA) & Law Awards of Scotland (LAS)

Law Firm of the Year
2016, 2014, 2010, 2006 (SLA)
2013, 2012, 2010, 2006 (LAS)

*Harper Macleod is the only firm to twice win Firm of the Year at both events in the same year

Scottish Business Awards

Corporate Social Responsibility Award 2015

Scotland's Best Employer Awards
Best Health & Wellbeing initiative 2014

Real Estate Team of the Year
Winners, 2019 (LAS)

Litigation Team of the Year
Winners, 2017 (SLA)
Finalists, 2010 (SLA)

Energy Team of the Year
2016, 2013, 2011 (SLA)

Support Team of the Year (HM Connect)
2016 (SLA)

Family Team of the Year
2014 (SLA)

Employment Team of the Year

2012 (SLA)
2012 (LAS)

Insolvency Team of the Year
2012 (LAS)

Public Sector Team of the Year
2011, 2010, 2004 (SLA)

Corporate Team of the Year

2009 (LAS)
2006 (SLA)

CSR Firm of the Year
2008 (LAS)

Commercial Property Team of the Year
2007 (SLA)

Judges Award for Merit - for our work with the National Autistic Society
2017 (SLA)

Scottish titles - Individual

Managing Team of the Year
Lorne Crerar & Martin Darroch - 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009 (LAS)

Lifetime Achievement Award

Lorne Crerar - 2019 (SLA)
Robert Rennie - 2015 (LAS)

Up & Coming Lawyer of the Year
Susie Tweedie – 2015 (LAS)

Rising Star of the year

Amy Mackenzie - 2019 (SLA) 'Highly Commended'
Bruce Caldow – 2006 (SLA)

Marketing Team of the Year
2008 (LAS)

Law Lecturer of the Year
Robert Rennie – 2008 (LAS)

Paralegal of the Year
Susan Breen - 2011 (SLA)
Michelle Rankin -2008 (SLA)
Jean Macdonald – 2007 (SLA)

Support Team of the Year
Marketing - 2011 (SLA)
IT – 2009 (SLA)

Enterprise 250 Awards
Employer of the year - 2008

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