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Scott Kerr


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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.

Qualification: LLB (Hons)
Qualified: 1988
Joined the firm: 2015

  • Law Society accredited specialist
  • Legal 500 2021: Recommended Lawyer