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