Anne is the Lead Partner of Harper Macleod’s HM Connect network, heads up the Business Development Team and works alongside Head of International, Gordon Hollerin, to globally manage our strong relationships with our best friend law firms around the world. In addition, Anne coordinates the Australia country desk.
HM Connect is a referral and support network for high street and rural law firms and has over 390 member law firms throughout Scotland. Anne set up HM Connect in 2008 and has since developed HM Connect into Scotland’s leading referral network, with over 30% of all legal firms in Scotland.
Anne is an active member of the Law Society of Scotland with Council and Convenor positions and holds an Officer position within the International Bar Association. Anne is regularly asked to speak on topics such as legal business development, leadership and legal networks.
In 2010, Anne co-founded the annual Scottish Highland Renewable Energy Conference (SHREC) & in 2019 co-produced the Scottish Highland & Islands Rural Economy Conference & Awards (SHIREs).
"I feel very fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with you both on this project. The 3 of us have been a dream team, really."