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Harper Macleod only Scots firm on shortlist for Regional Law Firm of the Year at prestigious UK Awards

Leading law firm Harper Macleod is the only Scottish practice shortlisted in the Regional Firm of the Year category at the prestigious The Lawyer Awards 2017.

Hosted by leading legal publication The Lawyer, in association with Travelers, the firm joins an eight-strong shortlist including Michelmores, Pannone Corporate, Shulmans, Stevens & Bolton, Thomson Snell & Passmore, Wright Hassall and rradar.

The Lawyer Awards ceremony will take place on 27 June at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Mayfair, with 1300 legal professionals in attendance in what is one of the biggest nights of the year for the legal industry.

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The organisers revealed that they received entries from a record number of firms and companies this year, with competition fierce to even make the shortlists.

Earlier this year, Harper Macleod was also shortlisted for the National/Regional Firm of the Year at the Legal Business Awards – the other of the UK industry's main annual events.

Harper Macleod Chief Executive Martin Darroch said: "Recognition in these awards is an illustration of the profile we have as one of Scotland's elite firms. Over the years we have grown and grown by maintaining our focus on the Scottish market, while at the same time being a partner of choice for a large number of our peers in England, Wales, Ireland and further afield who require Scottish legal assistance of the highest quality. We are delighted to be on the shortlist and look forward to a fantastic night."