Construction work can now begin on the final two sections of the A465 Heads of the Valleys road expansion scheme in Wales, following financial closure of the project. Law firms Harper Macleod and Hugh James worked in partnership to advise on the £590 million scheme - the first-ever Mutual Investment Model (MIM) project in Wales.
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Harper Macleod Partner Jennifer Jack was part of the team which represented Historic Environment Scotland in the public inquiry which upheld the refusal of planning applications to turn Edinburgh's former Royal High School into a hotel. Scottish Ministers have issued their decisions on the four planning and listed building consent appeals in relation to the proposed redevelopment.
Last Friday (9 October) saw the Law Society and Lawscot Foundation hold the first ever 'Celebrating Inclusion Event and Law Fair'. Omar Ali, a Partner at Harper Macleod and founding member of the Scottish Ethnic Minorities' Lawyers Association (SEMLA), hosted a special session at the event with fellow co-founder Sheekha Saha to talk about their careers and the work that SEMLA does aimed at a student audience.
Gordon Hollerin, a Partner at Harper Macleod and one of Scotland's leading restructuring and insolvency lawyers, has urged directors of Scottish businesses to use the full extent of UK insolvency laws to avoid 'inevitable' business closures in the coming months.