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Harper Macleod strengthens Real Estate & Construction team with arrival of new Partner from Dundas & Wilson

Harper Macleod, Legal Adviser to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, has further strengthened its Real Estate & Construction team with the addition of new Partner Jane McMonagle.

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Jane, who has a strong pedigree in construction law, joins the firm from Dundas & Wilson, which recently merged with CMS Cameron McKenna. She will play a key role in enhancing Harper Macleod's Real Estate & Construction offering, as well as supporting the firm's Infrastructure & Projects team.

She has wide experience of advising clients in the public and private sectors on all aspects of construction projects, including major developments such as the SSE Hydro arena and the Royal Museum redevelopment project. She has also advised on major property developments, shopping centres and work on significant property portfolios across the UK.

Jane will continue working closely with other professionals in the Construction industry, including her ongoing representation of Japanese architects Kengo Kuma and Associates in relation to the stunning new Victoria & Albert Museum of Design at Dundee.

Martin Darroch, Chief Executive of Harper Macleod, said: "We are delighted to welcome Jane to the firm. She has shown a real desire to join a progressive and ambitious firm, and brings extensive experience in areas of work where we see huge potential in the period ahead. We have made a number of significant lateral hires over recent months and Jane's arrival is another indication of our determination to continue this strategy of organic growth and expand our practices even further.

"We have continued to attract significant new clients and provide excellent service on account of the strength of our brand and the versatility of our lawyers. Jane will bring even more strength and depth to our offering and enable us to increase our presence in the market place."

Jane said: "I am excited to be joining such a dynamic firm committed to developing its practice with focus on real growth areas in these changing times. Harper Macleod provides the perfect platform for me to continue to deliver a platinum service to clients on all types of development projects and to work with a forward thinking team to expand the firm's already very impressive portfolio of property, construction and engineering clients."

Meanwhile, Harper Macleod has also added solicitor Rory Byrom to its employment team.