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Leading property specialist joins Harper Macleod LLP

Partner, John Meehan, joins Harper Macleod from Semple Fraser where he developed a strong practice in property, property finance and development driven work, as well as being recognised for his strategic advice on distressed property matters.

Professor Lorne Crerar, Chairman of Harper Macleod commented: "John, with his extensive knowledge of property issues affecting the length and breadth of Scotland, will provide an excellent boost to a team that has already worked on substantial transactions such as AFIAA's purchase of a £23 million building in Edinburgh. John has proven track success in both city and rural property matters and will provide vision and strategic direction to the relevant teams in our Central belt and Highland operations."

Speaking of his appointment, John said: "I am delighted to join Harper Macleod whose desire and ambition to serve clients in their markets matches my own, being based in the central belt with a reach and focus throughout Scotland and beyond.

John brings more than 15 years' experience to the Harper Macleod team.