Scott has a wide range of experience in advising on corporate structures, including companies, partnership and joint ventures. He also advises on mergers and acquisitions and investment both for start-up and established businesses.

Scott leads the firm’s Food & Drink Group and advises a wide range of clients in that sector. He also has particular focus on the life sciences and technology fields, dealing with a number of regulatory issues, and has practical experience of the energy and renewable sectors.

He is experienced in advising clients on a range of commercial contracts, including distribution, agency and franchise contracts (both in the UK and worldwide). Accredited as a specialist in intellectual property law by the Law Society of Scotland, he also advises widely on the registration and exploitation of intellectual property rights and related contracts, including web-based documentation.

Whatever the issue he is addressing, his focus is on achieving a simple and practical solution taking account of the commercial requirements of his client.

Legal 500 lists Scott as a “Recommended Lawyer” in Intellectual Property and IT & Telecoms.

Scott also coordinates the Sweden country desk, part of Harper Macleod’s international offering.


"Scott is brilliant."

- Chambers UK 2024

"I can rely on Scott to be responsive and apply his technical knowledge to provide practical advice on complex projects."

- Chambers UK 2024

"Scott Kerr is excellent to work with and provides good advice which is practical and commercial. He is very collaborative and friendly to work with."

- Chambers UK 2024


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