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Southside girl joins top Scottish firm

Leading law firm Harper Macleod LLP is delighted to announce that its family law department is growing. Alexis Miller, who has always lived in the south side, is the latest solicitor to join the family team of the firm headquartered in Glasgow city centre.

Alexis, 28, a Glasgow university graduate, has 5 years' experience in family law. In her training and career to date she has advised clients on all aspects of family law including child welfare disputes, financial provision on separation and divorce and in particular has assisted a number of clients obtain protective orders against partners that have behaved in an abusive manner. As such, she is well suited to her role as a director on the board for East Renfrewshire Women's Aid.

Alexis said of the appointment: "I am delighted to be part of such a successful firm. The family team is growing and I am excited to be part of that development. Family law is an area I am extremely passionate about. I strongly believe that my own skills and temperament ensure I am well placed to advise all types of clients in connection with family law."

Professor Alan Susskind, the Partner in charge of the Family department at Harper Macleod said: "I am very pleased to welcome Alexis to the department. Alexis brings a number of qualities to the team including her extensive court experience and is already well thought of among family solicitors in Glasgow. She will be a strong addition to our team."

Established in 1988, Harper Macleod is widely recognised for partnering with clients to deliver commercially-focused legal advice. With 48 Partners, 170 fee-earners and a total complement of over 280 staff based in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness. The firm is noted for its expertise in key industry sectors, including Banks & Financial Institutions; Energy & Natural Resources; Food, Leisure & Hospitality; Insurance; Property & Construction; Public Sector (including Housing); Retail; Sport; and Family-owned Businesses. Clients include Clydesdale Bank, SSE Renewable Developments, William Hill, E.ON, RBS Insurance, Glasgow 2014 Limited,The Forestry Commission Scotland, The Department for Work & Pensions, The Scottish Government, HEROtsc, HSBC, The Scottish Premier League and Optical Express