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)
Joined the firm: 2015
Areas of Knowledge
- Banking & finance
- Brands & trade marks
- Business law & contracts
- EU, regulatory & procurement
- Intellectual property & technology
- Restructuring & insolvency
- Entrepreneurs, growth & investment
- Partnership law
- Coronavirus advice for business
- EU, regulatory & competition