Gordon has over 30 years' restructuring, corporate recovery and insolvency experience. He advises banks and financial institutions, administrators and liquidators in large scale restructuring and insolvency assignments and supports some of the world’s top banks and financial institutions. Gordon also heads up Harper Macleod's international team, working with clients and law firms across the world, and coordinates the USA and South Africa desks, part of Harper Macleod's international offering.
The Legal 500 UK has ranked Gordon as one of the elite leading lawyers in Scotland in Insolvency & Corporate Recovery and he is a member of the "Hall of Fame", for partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession. They note that Gordon "can be relied upon for his no-nonsense, straightforward and commercial approach."
Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession ranks Gordon as a "Leader in the Field" in Restructuring/Insolvency, where peers say he "knows the subject matter backwards. He's got the balanced view that comes from years of experience."
Gordon was accredited as a commercial mediator by CEDR in 1994 and is also a member of the Law Society of Scotland Commercial Mediation Accreditation Panel.
He has also taken up the role of Journal Editor/Publications Officer for The International Bar Association (IBA) in their Insolvency Section.
Gordon is a member of the team that won the award for Regional Firm of the Year at the UK Insolvency and Rescue Awards 2014 and Insolvency Team of the Year award at the Scottish Legal Awards 2012. He is recognised as one of the Best Lawyers in Insolvency and Restructuring in BestLawyers.com.
Qualifications: LLB (Hons) NP
Joined the firm: 2012